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I cannot seem to find a way to set "up 1 folder" to backspace in 13.04 (Nautilus 3.6.3)

I tried editing ~/.config/nautilus/accels and I also tried the dconf > org > gnome > interface > can change accels

What are the steps to change this ?

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I don't know how you can do this, but there is another shortcut available. Alt+LeftArrow can be used to go back, and Alt+RightArrow can be used to go forward. – green Apr 29 '13 at 16:12
I do not understand why would Ubuntu dev team remove such a feature in the first place! Poor decision. – abhinavkulkarni May 19 '13 at 15:44
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Just add the accel key to the config file. I did in a terminal console:

echo '(gtk_accel_path "<Actions>/ShellActions/Up" "BackSpace")' >> ~/.config/nautilus/accels

Restart nautilus after killing it by executing

nautilus -q

Extracted from:

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This worked for me: edit ~/.config/nautilus/accels

Press Ctrl+F and type Alt>Up to find the right line.

Remove the ; symbol in front of the line: (gtk_accel_path "/ShellActions/Up" "Up")

Change "Up" to "BackSpace"

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