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How can I change the appearance of the file browser?

I want my file browser look like:

Screenshot of file browser in another theme

My current file browser looks like:

Screenshot of my file browser

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This is Nautilus-Elementary, You can get it using theses commands in a terminal :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:am-monkeyd/nautilus-elementary-ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

See OMG! UBUNTU! Post!

Also You don't want to miss the gloobus-preview !! (A quick look, simply hit space for any file or folder and it will open like this):

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Install:

sudo apt-get install gloobus-preview

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Perhaps I missing the boat on this one, but from what I am able to discern, you would simply want to hit F9 while in Nautilus to activate the side panel and then select Icon View as denoted in the image below.

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