No "run" menu item?

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 22:31:35 UTC 2008


Mackenzie Morgan pisze:
> On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 00:14 +0200, Przemysław Kulczycki wrote:
>> Mackenzie Morgan pisze:
>>> I've never actually seen a Windows user use it.  They usually seem to
>>> prefer hunting through the Start Menu, except when tech support tells
>>> them to go to the Run thing and type "cmd" and hit Enter.
>> Maybe. But even your example shows that there is at least one use case 
>> for that.
> 
> Why would we tell them to use Run... to open a terminal?  It's in the
> menu, and not buried 4 levels deep, like on Windows.

No. This would be used to open programs that are not in the menu without 
having a terminal window open.

Example: metacity or compiz crashes
Solution: run it again from a "run" menu item
Bad solution: run it from terminal - you have to keep it open because 
when you close it you'll close metacity/compiz/whatever you've run in it

-- 
## Przemysław Kulczycki <<>> Azrael Nightwalker ##
# jabber: azrael[na]jabster.pl | tlen: azrael29a #
### www: http://reksio.ftj.agh.edu.pl/~azrael/ ###

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 252 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/attachments/20080705/f1c90ef3/attachment.pgp>


More information about the Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list