Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: [Usability] user levels, etc.
- From: Ryan Muldoon <rpmuldoon students wisc edu>
- To: Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>
- Cc: David Moles <david moles vykor com>, usability gnome org, nautilus-list lists eazel com
- Subject: Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: [Usability] user levels, etc.
- Date: 19 Nov 2001 12:35:00 -0600
On Mon, 2001-11-19 at 11:49, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> David Moles <david moles vykor com> writes:
> > On 2001.11.14 09:32 Dennis Bjorklund wrote:
> > > On 12 Nov 2001, Seth Nickell wrote:
> > >
> > > > Currently the only two applications on my system that seem to do this
> > > > are Evolution and GNUStep (ie WindowMaker).
> > >
> > > What is this Nautilus directory I always get in ~/. I never use it for
> > > anything.
> > >
> > [...]
> > >
> > > If I could just get rid of all these things I gladly use ~/ as my desktop.
> > On that subject, Nautilus seems to be creating a "david's Home" icon on the
> > desktop even when the desktop is ~/ -- if I delete it, it ends up getting
> > recreated next time Nautilus starts or restarts. Is that expected behavior?
> Yes. I was going to turn it off in the RH patches, until I started
> finding it pretty darn useful. Often I have a partially obscured
> desktop. When I want to do something in the home directory, I find it
> easier to find the home icon and do it in the window, than trying to
> make room on the desktop.
One useful feature that might help this is if there was a "show desktop"
button on the panel (with an associated keyboard command). I'd imagine
that it could just be a sawfish script that iconified everything...and
clicking it again would un-iconify things. It seems like it would
probably be easy for those who know rep.
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