Use a general ~Downloads-folder for all applications.

Ricardo Pérez López ricardo at
Tue Feb 5 15:41:10 GMT 2008

El mar, 05-02-2008 a las 16:30 +0100, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort escribió:
> Ricardo Pérez López wrote:
> > El mar, 05-02-2008 a las 14:42 +0100, Jo-Erlend Schinstad escribió:
> >> It would be nice if we had one directory for downloads, whether you
> >> download using Firefox, Transmission, or something else.
> > 
> > +1
> > 
> > The "Downloads" directory may also contain a symlink to the aMule's
> > "Incoming" directory, i.e. "~/.aMule/Incoming". Guadalinex [0] (an
> > Ubuntu derived distro from Spain) does that similarly.
> No, as aMule's Incoming directory is used as the shared folder, so you may end
> sharing the pictures you received via pidgin :)

Maybe I didn't explain well:

~/Downloads/Incoming (a symlink to ~/.aMule/Incoming)

The pictures received with Pidgin will be in ~/Downloads directory,
outside the Incoming, so you will not share that with another aMule

> > 
> > It could be even a symlink to the Temp directory (~/.aMule/Temp).
> This doesn't make sense to me, as you won't probably be able to use the files
> from there until they have finished (and then they'll be in Incoming...).

Sure, although sometimes (especially with video files, like movies) the
files inside the Temp directory can be preview.


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