gnome-shell 18.104.22.168, is there a way i can add a folder shortcut or custom launcher (the same way in regular gnome panels) to the gnome-shell favorites dock bar?
To add a Downloads folder to the favorites bar in Gnome Shell:
I set the first 4 lines to:
Now do one of the following:
Search for Downloads in the Dash and then drag the Applications shortcut (as you saw, the Places shortcut won't work) to the favourites bar.
You can browse for other icon names by looking in
By default, Nautilus will attempt to open pathnames in your home directory. If you want to access a folder not in your home directory, just put the full path (like
By the way, the favorites are stored in org.gnome.shell favorite-apps. I prefer to use dconf-editor to browse around and tweak stuff, but you can also use gsettings directly from the command line.
Thanks @fossfreedom for the assist!