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I can't get the advanced permissions to show in nautilus. I checked the box /apps/nautilus/preferences/show-advanced-permissions in the configuration editor and it didn't change in nautilus. I'm still seeing the drop down version. What am I missing?

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What version of Ubuntu? – Oli Jan 3 '12 at 11:50
11.10 Oneiric Ocelot – Jeff Jan 3 '12 at 22:47

While still shown in gconf nautilus settings are now handled thru dconf. Install dconf-tools, then open dconf-editor & browse to org > gnome > nautilus > preferences

Or use gsettings, fairly logical

gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences show-advanced-permissions true 
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Thanks doug. It doesn't show up in dconf org > gnome > nautilus > preferences but the gsettings method worked. I appreciate the help. – Jeff Jan 4 '12 at 10:30

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