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The "File browser panel" plugin says "Easy file access from the side panel". What side panel? The launcher maybe?

I was watching 4 Tricks to Speed Up Ubuntu - YouTube and it said to turn off this plugin. I just want to understand what I'm dealing with.

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Press F9 and you will see how it works:

Plugin active:

enter image description here

Plugin inactive:

enter image description here

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oooooh okaay! how was I supposed to know that that's how it works anyway!!? XD thanks a lot :D ...awesome answer by the way!! :D :D – Mina Michael Feb 12 '14 at 19:51

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