Re: The Future of Nautilus: Show the filesystem

On 24 June 2010 12:15, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
OSX finder does show the filesystem, but its not called that. Its called
"Macintosh HD", "<name of computer>" or similar things. However, by
default they do hide "unix stuff" (like /usr, /bin, etc) in the
filesystem by placing .hidden files in the root.

Which makes it a whole lot friendler.
Presented as a device it makes more sense.
Now we have partitions, drives and a filesystem, which is confusing.
Also, you can't do much when going to "the filesystem" in OSX. There are some user folders
and an Applications folder. But on linux the applications are scattered around the drive in an unreadable way
so it's not useful to look for your applications there (exposing /usr/share/applications is a tidier way to do this if we wanted to)



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