Re: [SPAM:1.4] Free desktop default directories

I think a easy way to set this directory information would be in the
preferences for a folder. Something like:

User right-klick on a folder and selects preferences
In the first tab (basic? I have swedish translation "Grundläggande") the
user have a option-menu with label "Use as special folder for: " (or
something more intuitive) with all the different kinds of folders
listed. "nothing special about this folder" could be one option and
default for ordinary folders. 
Then when the user selects "Music" in the option menu the xdg-magic is

There should maybe be some control-center capplet for this also, but
this solution would be easy to use and what I as a poweruser expects. 


tis 2007-09-18 klockan 11:14 +0200 skrev Alexander Larsson:
> On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 23:09 +0100, Charlie Brej wrote:
> > I would like to add somewhere an option to choose the free-desktop default 
> > directory locations (Desktop/Videos/Downloads...). The values of these are kept 
> > in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs . I'm not sure where precisely would be a reasonable 
> > place to put these options.
> > 
> > One method would be to have a preferences page allowing a user to set any of the 
> I'm not sure what the best place is to put this. A bunch of filename
> entries for each type isn't exactly a nice piece of ui to show users.
> I'd like to point out that there is *some* support at least for changing
> this currently. If you just move and/or rename the default directories
> nautilus will track this and update the config file.

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