Ubuntu – Is there a way to tag folders with colors


I have a projects folder where some of the projects are mere legacy project. Is there a way to give them colors, like you can in Mac OS X?

With Dolphin, I used the various colored folder icons, but there is nothing like that installed on my system for nautilus.

Best Answer

One thing you can do very easily within nautilus, is to give them emblems, I agree, not quite as immediately recognisable but nonetheless a visual way of telling the difference between them.

  • Right-click on the folder, and click Properties.

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  • Select the Emblems tab.

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  • From here, you can add your choice of emblems to the folder's icon.

    (Do note that they change to match the emblem style of your icon theme.)

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