Nautilus shows a drive twice under "devices" when logged in the main account. Only one of these actually works.

When I launch Nautilus as root the drive is shown only once. How do I reset nautilus to the default settings?

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I found a solution to this problem from another thread. The problem lies with the fstab entry of the drive.

Strangely enough, if the drive is mounted with UUID= it is shown twice in the devices list. Simply changing FSTAB to /dev/sda* solved the problem.


You can reset the nautilus to default setting by removing the nautilus config file found on your home dir

#rm -R ~/.gconf/apps/nautilus

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