Using xdg-user-dirs for the gutsy desktop
brian at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 18 18:16:33 BST 2007
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 02:52:14PM +0200, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> The gutsy desktop can use xdg-user-dirs and will start depending on it
> soon, the tool description is:
> "xdg-user-dirs is a tool to help manage "well known" user directories
> like the desktop folder and the music folder. It also handles
> localization (i.e. translation) of the filenames.
> The way it works is that xdg-user-dirs-update is run very early in the
> login phase. This program reads a configuration file, and a set of
> default directories. It then creates localized versions of these
> directories in the users home directory and sets up a config file in
> $(XDG_CONFIG_HOME)/user-dirs.dirs (XDG_CONFIG_HOME defaults to
> ~/.config) that applications can read to find these directories."
> The default set of directory is:
> The desktop applications make use of it to know what directory to use.
> Does anyone has concern about the list of directory or does it look ok
> to everybody?
Most of the directory names are pluralized but the "DOWNLOAD" directory
is not. I would prefer that it was the same as the rest and became
Brian Murray @ubuntu.com
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