Ubuntu: setting Nautilus default view to detailed list-view

I always want to see the “Date Modified” etc. detailed list-view in Nautilus. You can make the list-view be default in Ubuntu 12.04 by:

gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences default-folder-viewer 'list-view'

If you wanted to check what your setting was first, you can read the current value by typing:

gsettings get org.gnome.nautilus.preferences default-folder-viewer

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