Feature request: browsing filesystem in gnome "computer" menu

Joao Inacio jcinacio at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 04:48:43 CST 2004

Looks promising!

Anyway, browsing for files still needs to be done, and i also think
there's got to be a faster/more intuitive way than opening a screen
full of nautilus windows.

to linux newcomers (like me), that are used to explorer, it tends to
be very annoying...

On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 09:50:06 +0200, Peter Damoc <pdamoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 09:51:25 +1100, Jeff Waugh <jeff.waugh at canonical.com> wrote:
> > <quote who="Eric Feliksik">
> >
> >> Because of spatial nautilus, browsing deep directory structures can fill
> >> the screen very fast. I know it can be turned off, and I know I can
> >> right-click and "browse" a folder as well, but...
> >>
> >> How about having an item in the "Computer" menu where you can browse the
> >> entire filesystem, IN the menu?
> >
> > I was considering adding a 'Browse Filesystem' item to the System Tools menu
> > (under applications). We *could* add it to the Computer menu, though it's
> > pretty long already. Let's revisit this when we come back to Computer menu
> > changes. :-)
> >
> > - Jeff
> >
> File System in the menu is a great way to add bloat
> I know this is just a rant but have you noticed that most people *know* what a certain file is but often forget where they
> put the file, or they put it somewhere far far away subsequently cursing the long time it takes to get to it. It happens
> to me and I doubt that I'm alone.
> If I would get to choose something this:
> http://www.gnome.org/~seth/storage/
> would be it. So how about it? Why not throw more money/developers at it?
> OSX and Longhorn brag about a feature like this and from my point of view this really is revolutionary... it could free a
> lot of people from the tyranny of the file system.
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