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I recently moved all my music to a separate partion, moved "~/Music" to "~/Music-bak" and sym linked a new Music directory to the partition.

Nautilus updated the bookmarks to show "Music-Bak" under Computer. How do I tell it that "Music" is my real music folder?

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up vote 17 down vote accepted

As you mentioned, when you modify (rename / move) Music folder it will point to the new folder.
To force it to point to a different folder, modify ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file (it's a text file) and set the XDG_MUSIC_DIR parameter to point to your Music.

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Perfect. But now I have to wait 8 min to accept the answer? – Amanda Mar 17 '12 at 14:05
Listen to music while waiting :-) – yossile Mar 17 '12 at 14:08

Or use ubuntu tweak

ubuntu tweak

You download it from here :

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