How to Add Folders to Nautilus ‘Places’ Sidebar in Ubuntu 13.04

Last updated: August 11, 2013

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to add a folder to Nautilus file browser ‘Places’ sidebar in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 13.10 Quantal.

add folder to nautilus sidebar

Actually this will add your folders to a new column called Bookmarks. You can add a user folder, system folder, mounted folder to sidebar by going into the directory in Nautilus and then click the “gear” button and click Bookmark this Location

nautilus add bookmarks

If you’re on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise with Nautilus 3.4.x, use menu Bookmarks -> Add Bookmark instead.


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3 responses to How to Add Folders to Nautilus ‘Places’ Sidebar in Ubuntu 13.04

  1. Yep, but how about exact Places list, not bookmarks?

  2. The title of this article is misleading. It should be “How to Add Folders to Nautilus ‘Bookmarks’ Sidebar in Ubuntu 13.04” or “Add Folder to Nautilus Sidebar in Ubuntu”

  3. The Title of this Post is Purposefully Misleading July 14, 2015 at 5:30 am

    The title of this post seems to be purposefully misleading, please change it to “How to Add Folders to Nautilus ***Bookmarks (NOT Places)*** Sidebar in Ubuntu 13.04”