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I upgraded to 10.10 on Sunday, from 10.04, and while the upgrade went smoothly (and I really like Maverick so far) I've somehow lost the ~/ short-cut. Previously, if I was in directory /var/www/siteName/ and I typed ~/ into the location/address bar I'd be taken to /home/username/, whereas now it seems to be treated as a relative path, and I'm taken to the (non-existant) /var/www/siteName/~/ directory.

Can I restore the previous functionality? I seem to recall that I Okay-ed a dialogue during the installation, but I can't, for the life of me, remember what it said. Or if it gave any clues as to how to later change that opinion.

Edited to note that, as of Ubuntu 11.04, the ~/ shortcut has been restored.

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I've added the nautilus tag because your comment to fluteflute's answer made it clear you're talking about nautilus. – sepp2k Oct 12 '10 at 18:37
@sepp2k, thanks, I hadn't considered that. – David Thomas Oct 12 '10 at 18:40
up vote 6 down vote accepted

This bug has now been fixed in 10.10

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That certainly works in the terminal/shell, but I was rather hoping for a GUI/nautilus option, if such exists? – David Thomas Oct 12 '10 at 18:06
Sorry I miss understood you quite badly there! I've reported a bug for you: – 8128 Oct 12 '10 at 18:52
wow, thank you! =) I hadn't considered it bug-worthy, to be honest, I was pretty certain it was, effectively, stupidity-based... (to my shame) =/ – David Thomas Oct 12 '10 at 19:52
It's a bug and it's since been referred upstream: – Oli Oct 12 '10 at 22:15

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