If you do not like the spatial feature of Nautilus, turning it off is surprisingly easy — if you know the secret location where the option is buried using gconf-editor. But before we can use it, we need to first install the program using yum:
~> sudo yum install gconf-editorPress 'y' when prompted to install the programs and any additional dependencies. After it is installed, source your ~/.bashrc file:
~> source ~/.bashrcYou are now ready to launch conf-editor:
~> gconf-editorNext, click on apps -> nautilus -> preferences, and click that first box under the "always_use_browser" option. Under the Key Documentation portion of the screen, you'll suddenly see:
Enables the classic Nautilus behavior, where all windows are browsers.
Click on File -> Quit and you're done.