The "Files" launcher icon has a set of shortcuts.

Subpanel is opened on the right-click over the Files icon

One of this is a older folder that I have removed, so the shortcut does not work and display this error:

Unhandled error message: Error when getting information for file 'SHORTCUT_DIRECTORY': No such file or directory

How can I remove this obsolete shortcut?

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    See askubuntu.com/questions/293898/… - I also wrote something on how to remove a bookmark. – Takkat Nov 2 '13 at 20:16
  • @Takkat Yep, it is a dupe. Could you merge it? Because here is a great answer too – Lucio Nov 2 '13 at 20:24
  • Not a dupe really, you asked for removal, didn't you? – Takkat Nov 2 '13 at 20:30
  • Oh well, yes, you are right. Initially I thought that there were no there post about it (neither recover). Your answer is showing the same menu and that was enough for me :D (sorry) – Lucio Nov 2 '13 at 20:44
  1. Open a new Nautilus window.
  2. Click on "Files" on the menu bar.
  3. Select "Bookmarks".


You will probably see the bookmark you wanted to remove there in the list.

Select it and click the - button.

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