This is still a bug. No, it is NOT a feature if anybody from Gnome happens to
Ubuntu 16.04, Gnome3
Usually if I am moving files to a new folder, i hesitate to confirm to
myself if the move is really what i want to do, then in the blink of an
eye i have navigated inside the folder without even wanting to. Talk
about a "feature" that I don't desire in an operating system. Lose the
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Drag and Drop File Auto Opens Folders
Status in nautilus package in Ubuntu:
When dragging and dropping a file, if the mouse hovers over a folder
for a split second, the folder opens.
This behaviour is quite jarring. Whether or not you intended to drop
into that folder, you may not have intended to open that folder.
The hover time can't be set. And the behaviour can't be disabled.
It's a very significant usability issue for Ubuntu 13.10.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: nautilus 1:3.8.2-0ubuntu2.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-18.32-generic 22.214.171.124
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-18-generic x86_64
Date: Tue Apr 1 20:21:16 2014
b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'geometry' b"'1144x859+1331+77'"
b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'sidebar-width' b'140'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-18 (14 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64
PATH=(custom, no username)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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