[ubuntu-uk] Adding bookmark or dragging folder to sidebar isn't working

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat May 19 15:03:16 UTC 2012


On 19 May 2012 15:43, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 19 May 2012 14:36, Gordon Burgess-Parker <gbplinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 12.04, clean install this morning, fully updated.
> > In File manager, with sidebar enabled, if I highlight a folder and click
> on
> > Bookmarks - Add Bookmark, nothing happens.
> > If I drag the folder to the sidebar, again nothing happens.
> > How do I get the facility to make a bookmark in File Manager?
>
> Rather confusingly the Add Bookmark menu item does not work like that.
>  It bookmarks the current folder that nautilus is displaying.  So to
> add a bookmark open the folder then Bookmarks > Add Bookmark.
>
> The separate problem of it not working by dragging may be this bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/nautilus/+bug/827049
>
> Colin
>
>
Dragging a folder onto the sidebar works for me.

But then my move to 12.04 was a messy, broken upgrade from 11.10 :-)

Tony
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