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I just upgraded to the latest LTS, and now I'm setting things up for the next couple of years.

I know this is petty: is it possible to reorder my Places in this new Nautilus? I am used to File System being first in the list, and Downloads being last (above the trash). It just makes more sense to me.

I've snooped around the dconf, and a few of the tweak tools, to no avail.

reordering places

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No, those bookmarks are hardcoded in Nautilus, you'll have to edit the source and compile it. –  Uri Herrera Nov 30 '12 at 4:00
    
Only the user-defined can currently be edited / dragged. –  david6 Nov 30 '12 at 17:44
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As mentioned in the comments:

1) User 'Bookmarks' can be reordered, but other items can't be reordered.

But:

2) You can edit the nautilus source code to reorder the item's addition to the list, it would be a pretty easy edit to simply change the order of the lines that add the sections in.

Good luck!

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