Søren Hauberg soren at
Mon Sep 20 18:23:43 UTC 2004

Now that you mention it I thought I'd better mention that if
desktop_is_home_dir is enabled the "Computer" menu will contain a link
to both Home and Desktop.

Should I file a bug?


man, 20 09 2004 kl. 11:17 -0700, skrev Nathan Howell:
> Has there been any discussion about making this nautilus option a
> default in Ubuntu? It seems to be a really good fit with both spatial
> nautilus and the default empty desktop in Ubuntu. (It's my own
> preference as well, so I'm biased, of course.)
> For those who don't know what this option does, and can't figure it out
> from the name ;-) it makes your home directory your desktop.
> I think this is worth considering since it would remove a point of
> confusion for new users. Users don't know what a home directory is
> anyway, and the distinction with the desktop really helps nothing, in my
> experience. Removing either Home or Desktop from the Computer menu would
> be a nice simplification. I think it makes sense to just have all of a
> users' files right in front of them on the desktop when it is visible.
> Thoughts?
> Nathan

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