Modify “Places” In Nautilus, Ubuntu

Places in the Ubuntu equivilent explorer bar is quick and easy way to navigate to folders but there is no easy way to customise them.

Places config
The configuration file is actually located in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs so it’s on a per user basis. The file is regenerated on every login so if you make a mistake all you changes will reset to default. To stop this and make the changes permenant run the following command:
echo "enabled=false" > ~/.config/user-dirs.conf

To undo the above command remove the line enabled=false in ~/.config/user-dirs.conf

Removing entries from Nautilus 3.6 Places

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