I have elementry OS freya , while working yesterday i did something unknowingly , now my sidebar does not show devices , Below is the screenshot.

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Please help , how can i restore to previous configuration so that devices and Network options are visible again


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Close the file manager then run the following commands in a terminal:

gsettings reset org.pantheon.files.preferences show-sidebar

This may not be necessary, though won't hurt:

gsettings reset org.pantheon.files.preferences sidebar-width

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