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So, I was doing some searches, finding what music filetypes I had (I was in the process of replacing my MP3 archive with OGG, from the original FLAC files), so I was searching for some FLACs yes? This was at the same time I was on the phone with AT&T (bastards renewed my contract when I bought a phone at no commitment pricing just because I got a discount that they called "upgrade discount" even though I didn't qualify for an upgrade yet *ensue rage*) and music just started playing and I went *** and ALT + F4 outta that window.

So, I didn't forget that happening though. So, I opened the window again and was trying to figure out exactly what happened, so I did a couple of stuff, including searching again, and that's when it struck me. Every time I hovered over a file, a play icon would come up. Now, I knew I didn't click on a song, so it wasn't like it auto played in Banshee or anything, so I proceeded to hover over it and lo and behold music!

So yeah, that was my story, shockingly enough, I've never known of that feature. Very interesting. You guys know about that?
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It´s the preview function. Can get annoying after a while, though.
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It´s the preview function. Can get annoying after a while, though.
Never knew it existed men. Hmm, I wonder if it works for other filetypes?

Is there a way to disable it?
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most of the filetypes have some sort of "preview" in nautilus. first time it happened to me, i forgot my volume was turned all the way up listening to music earlier in the day, it was about 4 am when it happened, the roomies weren't to please with my "discovery" that day.
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Haven´t used Nautilus in a while, but under the settings menu (open a Nautilus instance and look around the menu bar) there should be some options that let you configure your preview options.
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I actually like this feature. I use it fairly often if I can't remember what exactly I'm looking for.
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