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I wish to use the Backspace key to go back/forward in a open window just like it is in Windows.

I wish to create a shortcut for "go to previous/next visited location" in an opened window.

How can I do this?

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It's a default action in nautilus. What file manager are you using? – Maythux Feb 18 '14 at 5:43
@maythux: The default changed a while ago (13.04?) to remove the Backspace key shortcut. – minerz029 Feb 18 '14 at 5:50
@minerz029 Thanks for info. I haven't checked that – Maythux Feb 18 '14 at 5:51

Back: Alt + Left Arrow button.

Forward: Alt + Right Arrow button.

Take a look at this also:
What are some useful keyboard shortcuts?
What are the new Nautilus (3.6) shortcuts in Ubuntu 13.04?

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