Just made the switch to Jaunty

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 09:46:10 BST 2009


On Sun, 2009-10-11 at 12:18 -0700, Paul Rumelhart wrote:
> Yeah, I know I'm a little behind the curve. 
> 
> So far, I'm liking KDE4.  I didn't think that would be the case, which 
> is why I waited so long.  I have a couple of questions so far, though:
> 
> 1) Is there a plasma widget that will show the amount of memory that is 
> being used?  I found one for CPU and network activity, but haven't seen 
> a memory one.
> 
> 2) Is there some way to stop having every path in a terminal show up in 
> the Documents directory?  It's a pain, because all my stuff is under the 
> main level.  It even happens when I launch gvim, I have to type :e 
> .../blah/blah/blah to get to my files.  Could we stop adopting every 
> single bad idea that Microsoft comes up with?  The home directory is 
> already the equivalent of the Users or My Documents directories, we 
> don't need to drill it down any farther. </rant>

Good rant, Paul. I agree 100%. Everything seems to want to use
Documents. I've tried changing it to no avail. Ric







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