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Thread: Add folder under "COMPUTER"

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    Add folder under "COMPUTER"

    Can anyone advise if it possible to add another item under the "COMPUTER" label in the left hand column which comes up when selecting the "Home" folder.
    In the attached screenshot, I have added a folder called "My Photos" in the right hand pane, but I would like to have that included in the left hand pane.
    I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Sony Vaio laptop.

    Thanks in advance
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    Re: Add folder under "COMPUTER"

    If you open a folder and the in menus at top of screen: Bookmarks > Add Bookmark
    it adds it to Bookmarks, but not sure how to move that down under Computer. If I try to drag it down, it just pops back up under Bookmarks. And Edit Bookmarks shows the added bookmark, but not subcategories on the left pane.

    I used to know how to do that, but it must have changed.
    Last edited by efflandt; May 16th, 2012 at 05:46 AM.
    i5 650 3.2 GHz upgraded to i7 870, 16 GB 1333 RAM, nvidia GTX 1060, 32" 1080p & assorted older computers

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    Re: Add folder under "COMPUTER"

    You can change the dirs by editing ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs
    But I don't know if you can add any bookmarks this way.

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