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If there is something that I'm really addicted is in pushing the Backspace key every time I want to return to the previous directory in the old file manager (Nautilus), but now with Files I can't do it.

So I'd like to know how to do it on Files, or if there is any plugin that fits my purpose?

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BackSpace was used to go to the parent dir. Anyway, in order to restore the Backspace functionality, replace the following line

; (gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ShellActions/Up" "<Alt>Up")


(gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ShellActions/Up" "BackSpace")

in ~/.config/nautilus/accels

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While Raghunandan solution didn't work for me, I discovered that alt+left arrow does work (and alt+right arrow drills down directories already visited).

I'm also missing the backspace navigation and would be happy to restore it.

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Please use comment section to post result. –  tuxtu May 1 '13 at 18:25

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