The GNOME developers behind the Nautilus project (now known as Files) announced earlier today, August 21st, that the Beta release of the upcoming Nautilus 3.6 is now available for download and testing.
Nautilus 3.6 Beta is a development release, which brings many interesting and noteworthy features and improvements, such as:
· Both Gear and Application menus were reorganized;
· Added a menu to view actions;
· Added a View options selector on the toolbar;
· Added cluebars for Scripts and Templates special folders;
· Added the ability to reorder bookmarks;
· Improved strings in Autorun prompt;
· Improved the image Properties page;
· Improved the Permissions page in the Properties window;
· Improved the error message strings;
· Improved the Bookmarks dialog's layout;
· Added per-window view mode and zoom level;
· Double quotes are now used for filenames, instead of ASCII quotes.
Nautilus 3.6 Beta is part of the GNOME 3.6 upgrade, which will be available on September 18th, 2012.
Download Nautilus 3.6 Beta sources right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.