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After an update I ended up with this:

Files quicklist

How can I add the default Files quicklist options which are not bookmarks (Documents, Downloads, Music...)

The same happened to Nautilus when I opened it, but I added the options in ~.config/user-dirs.dirs but now the Launcher icon is missing this options.

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The default entries, which are added automatically to the Files launcher icon (not the ones, mentioned in the .desktop file) , are stored in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks, as lines in the format:

file:///home/[your_username]/Documents
file:///home/[your_username]/Downloads

etc.

I am afraid you will have to re-enter them manually if the file was messed up somehow.

...Or, if you simply want to use all the entries in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs, you can use the script below :)

#!/usr/bin/env python3

import os
home = os.getenv("HOME")
exclude = ["Desktop", "Templates"]

with open(home+"/.config/user-dirs.dirs") as locations:
    homelinks = [item.replace("\n", "").split("$HOME/")[-1][:-1] \
                 for item in locations.readlines() if item.startswith("XDG_")]

with open(home+"/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks", "wt") as bookmarks:
    for item in homelinks:
        if not item in exclude:
            bookmarks.write("file://"+home+"/"+item+"\n")
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After finished editing the file user-dirs.dirs and add these bookmarks (you can use also @JacobVlijm's answer ), you have to run xdg-user-dirs-gtk-update to update this file.

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