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How do I tag files with custom emblems in Nautilus?

What happened to "Backgrounds and Emblems" in Nautilus. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Nautilus 3.2.1 and there is no longer a way to set backgrounds or add emblems.

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Emblems was removed for the 3.0 release.

with Nautilus 3.0 around the corner, I went ahead and removed 'Backgrounds and Emblems' from nautilus.

There are some reasons for it:

  • the code is quite old and crufty, pulls in a lot of libeel code and is basically unmaintained.
  • the feature, as it stands, is not really useful, and it's more cosmetic than anything else, especially now that we use browser mode by default.
  • we're trying to achieve a more streamlined nautilus (see e.g. [1] and [2]), and removing legacy features goes in the right direction.

Reference: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/nautilus-list/2010-July/msg00023.html

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OK, thanks for the prompt reply. I figured it had to do something with the evolution of Nautilus. Thanks again for the prompt reply –  user18432 Oct 28 '11 at 16:47

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