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I have made a some bookmarks in Nautilus, i.e. shortcut links to some directories.

I would like to cd to a directory which has been bookmarked in Nautilus. I was wondering if that is possible?

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Do you really want the bookmarks, or do you want mounted network locations? –  jordanm Mar 8 '13 at 21:44
    
The bookmarks point to some directories on my local file system. THere is no network involved. –  Tim Mar 8 '13 at 21:54

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Nautilus saves its bookmarks in a file named .gtk-bookmarks in your home (from Ubuntu 13.04 on, it's located in .config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks). The bookmarks are stored in clear text, one bookmark per line. With a bit of shell scripting it should be possible to parse the file and configure your shell to allow something like: cd somebookmarkname.

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add this to your shell's startup files (bash, zsh and similar): function cdbm { cd $(grep $1 ~/.gtk-bookmarks | awk '-F//' '{print $2}') } –  SuperMagic Mar 8 '13 at 23:04

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