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I've changed some favourite folder locations in ~/.config/xdg-user-dirs.dirs, since I prefer different locations for Music and Pictures folder, and nautilus recognized the changes. However the Unity files lens don't. If I try to open e.g. music folder from files lens, Unity tries to open the old folder location.

How to make changes in ~/.config/xdg-user-dirs.dirs have effect in files lens?


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Very simple solution. Unity files lens uses bookmarks from nautilus. After editing ~/.config/xdg-user-dirs.dirs the bookmarks are invalid, so I edited them with the bookmark editor in nautilus and now everything works well. – elfinit Oct 14 '11 at 10:21

I've modified paths in ~/.config/xdg-user-dirs.dirs and music lens finds songs w/o problems. have you tried to open banshee, update collection with the new path and look back at the lens?

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Banshee uses the correct location for my music, but files lens don't find any music files. I updated the collection, no effect. – elfinit Oct 14 '11 at 9:56

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