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I am running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10.

In the file manager, when I click a drive under 'Devices', Gnome 3 always pops up a dialog with the choices 'open with files' and 'eject' and then I need to click 'open with files' to get rid of that dialog.

Is there a way to configure Gnome 3 not to do that? I am in file manager already, clicking a drive should show the content in the right pane. Why does it still ask me to 'open with files'?

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You have to disable prompt/start programs when media is inserted. Go to:

Activities > Applications > System Settings > Details > Removable Media

and check:

Never prompt or start programs on media insertion
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