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I use the default gEdit on Cinnamon on Linux Mint, but I find when opening files from within it, I cannot navigate the open file dialog solely using the keyboard. I hasn't been intuitive how I use tab and direction Keys

My config for curious readers in the future:

cat /etc/linuxmint/info
RELEASE=17.2
CODENAME=rafaela
EDITION="Cinnamon 64-bit"
DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela"
DESKTOP=Gnome
TOOLKIT=GTK
NEW_FEATURES_URL=http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_rafaela_cinnamon_whatsnew.php
RELEASE_NOTES_URL=http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_rafaela_cinnamon.php
USER_GUIDE_URL=help:linuxmint
GRUB_TITLE=Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64-bit

Virtual Machine Host:

uname -a
Linux ZOXFLI-FQXGR32 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

I host the above from within a Oracle Virtual Box VM running on Windows 7 (SP1). I do not have any known file conflicts from within the VM that are inhibiting this.

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I have found I can press Alt + Up/Down to navigate up and down the current file path location.

I haven't quite got this next part exactly correct, but if I want to navigate files within the selected path I can press Up or Down usually. Sometimes its a bit unexpected doing this and I use different direction keys or combinations with the Alt key until I get what I'm after. I will update once I have it down pat.

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