Sort directories before files: solved

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dclement
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Sort directories before files: solved

Post by dclement » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:55 am

Well, I don't want to revive a 2-year-old post, but I eventually came up with a solution to this one!

The trick (from an XFCE forums thread) is to start dconf-editor, navigate to org > gtk > settings > file-chooser > sort-directories-first and select "true".

(I guess it can be done with a single gsettings command line, but I'm unsure of the syntax.)

Glad I solved that at last, it has plagued me for quite a while.

Hope it can help others, Daniel

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Re: Sort directories before files: solved

Post by deepakdeshp » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:36 am

Thanks for sharing.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
Regards,
Deepak

I am using Mint 19.2 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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