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Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

Asus X550C

Nautilus GNOME 3.14.3


I have no main labels in the sidebar.
How to fix that? I would like to have these separators.
I tried reinstalling Nautilus but that does not help.

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  • Which version of Nautilus are you running? Find out with nautilus --version or in the About dialogue accessible from the main menu. The labels may have been scrapped during a redesign in a more recent version of Nautilus. You can try alternate file managers like Nemo (the captain of the Nautilus). Aug 6, 2016 at 11:44
  • @DavidFoerster Oh, I forgot about adding this information to the post. It's GNOME nautilus 3.14.3. Yes, I heard of Nemo so I asked only to know whether there is an obvious solution or not. Hmm. Possibly, you are right about the new design. Thank you!
    – Z. Zorg
    Aug 6, 2016 at 13:44

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As far as I can tell the Gnome developers removed the section labels of Nautilus’ tree view pane during a re-design for the 3.14 release (source¹):

Nautilus screenshot

Knowing the Gnome developers, there is quite probably no way to change this through configuration or theming options.


However, you can try alternate file managers like


¹ I know the file name is a bit misleading. The figure title on the source page says “Nautilus 3.14.3”, though.

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  • Wow, you were really right about the re-design. I have installed Nemo and it's definetely great! Thank you.
    – Z. Zorg
    Aug 7, 2016 at 16:08

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