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On Ubuntu 17.10 there's no longer link to root partition in sidebar, called "Computer" on earlier Ubuntu versions. Is there any way to add "Computer" item to Nautilus sidebar?

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You'll find "Computer" under "Other locations" at the bottom of the sidebar.

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Once you have opened "Computer" (/) you can bookmark the location by pressing ctrl+d to make it always present in the sidebar.

  • Better than nothing. A shame there isn't a gsettings toggle somewhere. – Tim Dec 13 '17 at 19:10
  • Bookmarking, of course. Who had thought that bookmarking directory would put it in sidebar? And I can rename it too. Thanks! – joshas Dec 13 '17 at 21:55
  • <kbd>ctrl</kbd>+<kbd>d</kbd>doesn't work in my case and the button Bookmark this location is greyed out. – Pierre François Mar 18 '18 at 15:07
  • @PierreFrançois Strange! Try switching back to Xorg from Wayland. – pomsky Mar 18 '18 at 15:25

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