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How to change the sort order of a specific folder in Nautilus

I want all the files in my Downloads folder to be sorted by modification date, but all other folders, and files in other partitions to be sorted by name. How can I do that? Edit: I want Nautilus to ...
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Sorting Pictures by name-column “record date” with nautilus

i use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a few days now and i like to shot photos :-). So far, i load all my pictures on my ubuntu system (approximatly 15000). But when i want to sort them in their folders by the ...
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How can I make Nautilus sorting ignore the word “The” or “A” at the beginning of file and folder names?

I have a rather large library of media and it gets annoying looking for something when I forget that the "official" name of the movie, artist, song, etc begins with the words "The" or "A". So, for ...
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is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? or, Can I manually sort my files from the terminal?

In Nautilus you can sort files manually only in the icon view (and the arrangement is a mess). My question is: is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? i.e., ...
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How to make some folders appear on the top in Nautilus?

I'd like to have some folders on top e.g. on Windows I had _videos folder which would always appear on top. How do I achieve the same effect in case of Nautilus? It's rarely the case I'd need similar ...
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Change the Sort order of Devices in Nautilus

I have Three Windows drive, my nautilus shows devices in following order I want it to be sorted like windows 7 does C drive D drive E Drive My Massport 13 GB FS Future attached removable ...
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Can I view my files sorted by date?

Can I view my files sorted by date? I want to see my files sorted by date, I mean the first one the newest. I didn't find this option. Thanks in advance.
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Nautilus sorts the Name-column “mysteriously”. How can I change the collating sequence?

What I describe here is not about a problem with my Nautilus. (it is the default behavour) I understand why Nautilus sorts the Name-column (ascending) so that "6 cats" occuring before "10 dogs"... ...