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I copy files A LOT from one place to another. The dialog box that prompts me to confirm file overwrites slows me down a lot. I have tried to get rid of this but can not find where to configure this. Anybody?

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According to the nautilus source code there is no way to force it to merge+overwrite or just overwrite. The code would have to be modified and recompiled in order to support an option that allowed that.

Let me know if your interested in using a hack I've made, the code is simple, it's just not supported.

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Thanks! Too bad, I really hoped there was an easier way. And yes, I'd be interested in that code! –  user6019 Nov 13 '10 at 14:49
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