Re: SV: [Nautilus-list] Desktop folder
- From: Tuomas Kuosmanen <tigert ximian com>
- To: Mattias Eriksson <snaggen acc umu se>
- Cc: nautilus-list lists eazel com
- Subject: Re: SV: [Nautilus-list] Desktop folder
- Date: 20 Mar 2002 01:57:28 +0200
On Mon, 2002-03-18 at 09:22, Mattias Eriksson wrote:
The easiest way to access the desktop is to have the $HOME as desktop.
And for new uses I think this would be the default option since this
make the desktop much more useful. OK it's not a good idea to just turn
it on since a lot of peoples dektops will be quite useless since they
contain to many files...
Nah, they'll just finally get around to clean it. Like I did. I had
*never* seen such a cluttered desktop in my life when I first made
desktop be $HOME. But it took a day or so to clean it (nautilus works
great for stuff like that)
So I don't know how to solve this, but I realy think that having $HOME
as desktop should be the best way from a new user point of view.
Did anyone do any user testing of this?
If anyone did, I would be interested in hearing about it. I use my
homedir as the desktop, and it works great here. The only thing that is
annoying are a few non-hidden dirs that I dont need to be visible, like
bin/, evolution/, etc.
But a smart user can hide those under the panel :-) (move the panel
away, put the folders at the very edge of the screen and move the panel
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