desktop icons removed from Nautilus
didrocks at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 17 08:59:07 UTC 2018
Le 17/01/2018 à 09:48, Adam Dingle a écrit :
> As many of you are probably aware, Nautilus in master can no longer
> display icons on the desktop. This change landed in Nautilus master
> on January 2nd:
> The reasons for the change are described at
> https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/nautilus/issues/158 "Remove desktop
> That page says that it might be possible to develop a GNOME Shell
> extension to display desktop icons instead, and points to a prototype
> implementation which is in a "very early stage":
> https ://gitlab.gnome.org/csoriano/org.gnome.desktop-icons
> I personally am a bit skeptical about using a GNOME Shell extension
> for this, because
> 1) I doubt it will implement a desktop that looks/behaves exactly like
> Nautilus windows, and I value consistency.
> 2) it seems unlikely that it will implement all the Nautilus
> extensions that I commonly use (e.g. nautilus-image-converter,
> nautilus-fileroller) including property pages currently implemented in
> C (e.g. libevince-properties-page, libtotem-properties-page).
> In any case, it looks like Ubuntu has these choices:
> 1. Drop support for desktop icons, like in upstream GNOME.
> 2. Use a shell extension to provide desktop icons. This is a large
> undertaking, and Canonical might need to implement this if nobody else
> steps up to the plate.
> 3. Fork Nautil! us, or us e an externally maintained fork such as Nemo
> (which itself might however have dependencies from Cinnamon).
> 4. Switch to a different file manager.
> Has Ubuntu decided which of these paths to follow in 18.04 Bionic, and
We actually did, and discussed it in our weekly meeting before posting
to the result of those discussions on the community hub:
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