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Tags: nautilus   19.04  
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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/1159965
Title: Nautilus doesn't remember sorting options in Ubuntu 19.04
ID: /2019/07/21/Nautilus-doesn_t-remember-sorting-options-in-Ubuntu-19.04
Created: July 21, 2019
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This should work in all supported Ubuntu releases. First get default sort order:

$ gsettings get org.gnome.nautilus.preferences default-sort-order
'name'

Now change it to new sort order by modification date:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences default-sort-order 'mtime'

The list of all sort values allowed:

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