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My nautilus browser looks like this:

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I can't find the settings anywhere. I've tried reinstalling nautilus.

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Reinstalling software will never affect your configuration. That is why you can reinstall the operating system without loosing any data or settings as long as you have /home on a separate filesystem. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Oct 23 '11 at 19:50
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Go to where I added in the arrow. It will show file, edit, view,history,tools,help when you hovern over the black area there. The edit holds preferences.

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