How to sort list created by "Expandable Folders in List View"?

I’ve recently discovered this feature, and I love it; however, the created list is sorted by modification date, rather then name. Looking at nautilus’ settings in dconf (~ / list-view / default-column-order), sorting by name should be the default.

I did come across this post saying that this feature as whole wasn’t ready for the switch from GTK3 – GTK4, perhaps this is related?


Asked By: J.Tho


The solution is simple; you have use a ‘Custom value’ in dconf with ['name'] (or whatever you want) as the only option, delete everything else in the text box.

Answered By: J.Tho
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