nautilus side pane very small icons

Asked by Omer Akram on 2009-07-19

my nautilus side pane icons are very small and i cannot find a way to make em large. except that every other icon is cool. plz help me

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if you run:

cd ~/ ls -a

is there a folder named .nautilus?

if so close all nautilus' and rename the folder, then relaunch nautilus

Best Tom (tom6) said : #2

The icons in the side pane on my machine are about a third to 1/9th the size of the ones in the main pane - a third if you compare the length along a side but surface area is about 1/9th (logically).

Have you noticed the button at the top of the side pane that allows you to change to "tree" view? Also notice that when the main pane is showing things in "compact" rather than "list" or "icons" that scrolling through a folder with lots of items is very much smoother than in Windows :)

Also in the "Edit" menu at the top you can change a lot of things by playing around with the preferences in there. Take care! lol

Good luck and have fun
Regards from
Tom :)

Vihar (vmankov) said : #3

There has to be a way in Edit-->Preferences-->Views-->Default zoom level.

Omer Akram (om26er) said : #4

Thanks Tom, that solved my question.