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I want to move one directory back in Thunar when I get into by symbolic link. I know that in terminal I can use cd -P but I want to obtain this behavior in Thunar.

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There is a back button that will do just that. Enable it in the "view" menu. Set Location selector to "toolbar style".

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You're writing about normal going up. I want to go up like using cd -P .. not cd ... –  winnfield Nov 22 '12 at 19:59
    
I beleve there is an "up" that does cd .. and back which is like cd - –  coteyr Nov 22 '12 at 21:58
    
I have symlink on my desktop which name is "MySymlink". "MySymlink" point to /home/winnfield/Stuff/. I'm clicking "MySymlink" and then I'm clicking "Go up" in Thunar. Now I'm in /home/winnfield/Desktop/ (cd ..), but I want to be in /home/winnfield/ (cd -P ..). –  winnfield Nov 22 '12 at 23:26
    
Ahh ok, that likely will not work because your "opening" thunar from the desktop. it has no history. So "back" has no where to go and "up" is pretty much cd .. . sorry I couldn't be more help. –  coteyr Nov 23 '12 at 4:42
    
Ok, so it seems there is no solution for my problem. Could someone close this question, please? –  winnfield Nov 23 '12 at 13:30

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