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When I fist start Nautilus I invariably open five favourite tabs..

I've tried multiple URIs from the command line, but it opened multiple windows.

Is it possible to somehow do this via command-line ?...

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This doesn't appear possible, best thing to do here is probably file a wishlist bug upstream in Nautilus and see if someone will implement it. –  Jorge Castro Feb 13 '11 at 19:49
@Jorge: Thanks... In that case, I've hacked a macro workaround, and posted the script as an answer –  Peter.O Feb 14 '11 at 6:29
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up vote 3 down vote accepted

As per jorge's comment, the answer is "no"...

So as a side issue, because it's not a current option in Nautilus, I've cobbled together a script.. It suits me, given the situation.
I initially had some timing inssues which caused modifier-key states to go whacko, so I've added 100ms delays between steps, and it is now behaving itself on my system...
This may need to be changed in a different environment... Here it is; at paste.ubuntu.com

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The script is no longer online... Can you place it online gain? –  WG- Mar 5 '13 at 23:22
do you still have that script? –  Aquarius Power May 31 at 7:42
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