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Remove “computer” and “network” categories from Nautilus sidebar (ubuntu 12.04 running Cinnamon 1.4)

I am wondering if it is possibly to completely remove the "computer" and "network" categories from Nautilus sidebar. I would like to do this because the locations that fall under them cannot be edited ...
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How to remove items from Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6?

I am attempting to remove bookmarks from the Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6. Specifically, I would like to remove the "Pictures" item. I have found answers for older versions in which one can remove ...
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Additional variables for “Places” dirs?

I know that I can edit ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file to modify the locations of the various directories in nautilus' "places" list. I've even found that I can remove items from the list. Are there any ...
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Nautilus tree structure for places

I use the places in Nautilus a lot and there are twenty entries or more. First thing: I always have to give it an alphabetical order manually, as new entries are placed below, at the invisible end of ...
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how to Change the destination link of Places Menu?

can anyone help me... I'm an ubuntu newbie.... just want to ask if how to change the destination folder of the links inside the Places menu... I dont know how to change it... in places menu when i ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle Tree view / Places View?

I find both the Tree view and the Places view useful. Changing from one view to the other is not fast because one have to go into the appearance menu. It's even slower with Oneiric because this menu ...
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How to move downloads folder from bookmarks to places?

I cant move the downloads folder from bookmarks to places in 14.04. I did some mistakes and first I lost the downloads folder. Now I cant move it into the places. Does anybody have an idea?
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Bookmarks, Places nautilus sidebar position Ubuntu 14.04

12.04 shows my bookmarks at the top of the side panel. After upgrading to 14.04 it shows Places, Devices, Bookmarks, Network. Is there any way to move Bookmarks top of the side panel or set position ...
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How can I add a dropbox folder option under my “Places” in Nautilus

Like windows, when you download dropbox it places a folder in the library list. I'm wondering if I'm able to similarly add dropbox under "Places". Thank you in advance for your help.
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Add custom folder shortcuts to places list

Is there a way to add a folder to the computer list on my menu? I would like to add workbench. I don't want to add it as a bookmark. I want it to appear in the same list as everything else.
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Populate Places' “Recent Documents” from Thunar?

I'm using Xubuntu & seem to have Thunar and Nautilus/Files installed. THe bookmarks menu and other things seem to default to Thunar, which I prefer, but clicking on the Dropbox taskbar icon opens ...
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Edit Places in Gnome3 [closed]

EDIT: This is a bug, read @jason's answer I try to customize the Places panel in Gnome3, but both move and remove options are grayed out. Also, I want to add folders to Places (NOT as bookmarks), but ...
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Ubuntu 14.4: Add links to places in menu

I would like to add custom links to the places window on the top of the left pane in every nautilus window. I found solutions that suggest to just drag and drop it over the left pane, but that does ...
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How to customize (add/remove folders/directories) the “Places” menu of Ubuntu 13.04 “Files” application?

I can't seem to find a way to customize (add/remove folders/directories) the "Places" menu in the most recent "Files" application of Ubuntu 13.04. The procedures used with "Nautilus" in the previous ...
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Is there a way to completely remove “recently used” from open and save dialogs?

I never use Recently Used file lists; I have a filing system so I know where I want to open and save files. I've read this question: Can I stop apps from selecting "Recently Used" by ...
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Bookmarks under Places not listing until I first access the Windows drive they're on

I have two bookmarks created under Places to folders on my Windows 7 drive. When I was on Ubuntu 10.04 they would show under Places instantly upon boot since I had the drive automount in the Fstab. ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: replace Thunar with Nautilus in Places plugin

I want to replace Thunar with Nautilus (because Nautilus has internal file search panel and Thunar doesn't) I've read this question but unfortunately it doesn't work with Places xfce plugin: when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Applications Places

All of a sudden, Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 2520 in two nights messed the "Applications Places" menu. First, it vanished the Private entry totally. And due that, all of its members. Fb YouTube Tried to ...
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Custom folder locations for Java & wine programs

I have customised the default folder locations for Documents, Downloads, Pictures, etc by modifying the ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs. I use a separate NTFS partition to be able to use the same folders on ...
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How can I create a separate data partition?

The home partition holds all user data and settings. When backing up my home partition it contains a lot of data (the settings) I don't need. So I thought I could create a separate data partition and ...
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Where is “places” in 12.04?

I moved from 10.04 to 12.04 tonight and I'm lost. I can't find partitions of drives. I installed the classicmenu indicator but that doesn't have a "places" option on it. Where is everything? I ...
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File not found in places menu

When I go to the Places menu and click on home or any other folder except Network, I get Error File not found popup box. I can open these folder from short cuts on the desktop and they work fine. I ...
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Is it possible to reorder my places in Nautilus?

I just upgraded to the latest LTS, and now I'm setting things up for the next couple of years. I know this is petty: is it possible to reorder my Places in this new Nautilus? I am used to File ...
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Nautilus bookmarks not showing in “Places”

I have set some bookmarks from Nautilus (Bookmarks / Add bookmark), and this get showed under Bookmarks menu, but doesn't show under "Places" menu. Some idea?
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How do I remove default “Places” in Nautilus 3.5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove bookmarks from the Nautilus sidebar? Is there a way to remove default "Places" (like Documents, Music, Pictures etc) in Nautilus in Ubuntu 12.10? Option ...
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places dropdown>network>ftp= opens in firefox not nautilius

ubuntu 10.10 user upgraded to 12.04 LTS. Gnome 3.2.1 with fallback experience. opening a FTP (not ssh or sftp, just FTP) from places drop down will open ftp in firefox (which isn't even the default ...
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How to organize the nautilus bookmarks in the “Places” panel applet?

their seems to be no configuration dialog for the "Places" menue in the panel. Yes, I know how to add, remove or change the order of the bookmarks in nautilus. But I want to use folders and ...
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Remove unwanted Mount option from Places Menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide CIFS volumes in the Places menu? On Ubuntu 10.10, I added a CIFS network share into /etc/fstab using /media/pub as my mount point. The share becomes ...
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Nautilus won't open

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I can't get Nautilus to open anything from the Places menu or a folder on my desktop. What I can do for a folder on my desktop is right click, open with other ...
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How can I change Places under 'Computer' in Nautilus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the Nautilus bookmarks? in nautilus side pane (places view), you have the sections 'Bookmarks', 'Computer' and 'Network'. I cant rename or remove any ...
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How can I edit the gnome-panel “Places” menu?

How can I edit the gnome-panel "Places" menu? (I have the same SSH server showing twice and it's annoying.) Edit: More precisely, how can I remove the servers I added through "Places / Connect to ...
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Nautilus menus empty

exact same issue as closed issue: Empty Nautilus Menus I have a nautilus window open and when I go to file, edit, view, go, bookmarks, or help, there is nothing in the menus. I'm trying to view my ...
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Places menu in Unity

Is there a places menu in Unity, similar to the one in the old gnome interface? I really liked having such quick access to remote shares.
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Bookmarks in Places menu now open in Firefox instead of nautilus

Fresh install 10.10 all my bookmarks mainly ftp and ssh bookmarks open firefox and show a web based file browser instead of spawning a nautilus window. have no idea what caused this never seen this ...
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How to customize “Places” menu

I want to add a Public folder at here. -The Public folder exists in ~/Public as default. How can I do?
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Two Ubuntu One shortcuts in Places menu

After updating Ubuntu One, I'm stuck with 2 shortcuts to Ubuntu One in my Places menu. How can I remove it?
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How can I add a separator to the Place sidebar in nautilus?

I'd like to drag a few more folders to the places sidebar in nautilus, but want to group these new ones separately to the default folders (like Dropbox, Downloads and Documents). Is there a way to add ...