[SOLVED] Nemo sidebar "Places"?

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[SOLVED] Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by Fuzzy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:14 am

I am new to Cinnamon, and notice that when I open Nemo (file browser) it lists "My Computer" "Bookmarks" "Devices" and "Network" in the "Places" sidebar.

However, I have been unable to rearrange them. (For instance, I'd like "Bookmarks" to appear above "My Computer" instead of below it)...is there a way to do this?

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Fuzzy
Last edited by Fuzzy on Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:38 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by AZgl1500 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:22 am

go to Software Manager and install "menu editor" Menulibre is what it is called

I just did that to see if it works.

umm, it didn't stick, it shows it is moved, but it didn't save for some reason.

and the sub-menus are sort by Alphabet....., and you can't change that.

seems we can hide something from the menu, why I would want to do that, I don't know.

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Re: Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by smurphos » Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:31 am

You can't rearrange the sections, but you can drag individual items around the places sidebar to arrange them as you like including from the My Computer section to the Bookmarks section and vice-versa. The only items that can't be moved are Home, Desktop, File-System, Recent, and Trash/Rubbish Bin.

You can also set the order of the draggable bookmarks, but not whether they are in My Computer or Bookmarks section by changing the order of them in the config file ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks.

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Re: Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by Fuzzy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:46 am

Thank you both for the quick responses!

I think that simply dragging some of the links from My Computer down into the Bookmarks section will roughly accomplish what I wanted.

One other question...I notice that when I disconnect a device (eject a USB hard drive mount, etc), that "Places" scrolls all the way back to the top, and I must scroll all the way back down in order to eject the next mount. This gets old pretty fast if the hard drive has several auto-mount points. Is there a way to modify this action so that "Places" actually stays in the same place so that no scrolling is necessary?

Thanks,
Fuzzy

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Re: Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by AZgl1500 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:00 pm

Fuzzy wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:46 am


One other question...I notice that when I disconnect a device (eject a USB hard drive mount, etc), that "Places" scrolls all the way back to the top, and I must scroll all the way back down in order to eject the next mount. This gets old pretty fast if the hard drive has several auto-mount points. Is there a way to modify this action so that "Places" actually stays in the same place so that no scrolling is necessary?

Thanks,
Fuzzy
it going to continue to get older, and older, sigh!

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Re: Nemo sidebar "Places"?

Post by Fuzzy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:38 pm

it going to continue to get older, and older, sigh!
That's what I feared. ;^)>>>

Thanks for the response.

Thanks to everyone for the insight and help. I'll go ahead and mark this issue as "SOLVED".

Fuzzy

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