Is it possible to change the default location that 'Files' opens into? Currently, it opens the 'Home' directory, but I would like it to open the 'Starred' directory.
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You can change the default startup folder of nautilus by editing the
.desktop launcher for Files, as detailed in this anwser. It boils down to copying the system wide launcher to your private
.local/share/applications folder, and then editing the copy in that local folder. Edit it such that the
Exec= lines read like
In contrast to what is indicated in the related answer, you need to remove both
%U for this to work.
Users that wish to autostart in the "Recent" folder can supply