Quote Originally Posted by droidhacker View Post
I tried to adapt to gnome 3.x through the use of plugins, but nautilus was the last straw -- it is very thoroughly crippled. Although it is possible to still switch the location bar into TEXT mode, there is no button available to step up into the parent directory.
alt+up arrow and alt+down arrow goes up and down and alt+left arrow and alt+right arrow goes forward and backward in the filsystem