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I deleted the Home Folder launcher item, but now I wish to get it back. Any idea?

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The "Home Folder" icon is actually a shortcut to Nautilus. To get it back:

  1. Press Alt+F2 and run nautilus.
  2. Right-click on the Home Folder icon in the launcher and check Keep in Launcher.
  3. Drag the icon back up to the top of the launcher. (Hint: Drag it to the right first, otherwise the launcher will just scroll.)
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