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Old 05-30-2009, 08:38 PM   #1
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how to create a file browsing menu item to a particular folder

i've got this folder which i want to create a menu item link to...

folder sits on my home directory... i know how to create a menu item (under menu editing) but i am after the command to use for bringing up File Browser to the folder i want...

i know that with this command it will bring up my home diretory
nautilus --no-desktop %U
what i want is to open a subdirectory of the home directory... cheers for any help
Old 05-30-2009, 09:06 PM   #2
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I don't use nautilus, but I assume the command would look like this:
nautilus --no-desktop /home/YOURUSERNAME/subdirectory
IIRC, %U is a placeholder for /home/username. You can replace that with any directory you want.

Also, in most shells the tilde "~" is a replacement for /home/username. So "~/subdirectory" would probably also work.
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