Chapter 8. Configuring Your GNOME Desktop
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   8.4. File Management Preferences

Use the File Management Preferences dialog to customize the file manager to suit your requirements and preferences.

To display the File Management Preferences dialog, choose Edit->Preferences. You can also access this dialog directly from the top panel Menubar by choosing Desktop->Preferences->File Management.

You can set preferences in the following categories:

 •  The default settings for views.

 •  The behavior of files and folders, executable text files, and Trash.

 •  The information that is displayed in icon captions and the date format.

 •  The columns that appear in the list view and their order.
 •  Preview options to improve the performance of the file manager.

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