gedit filechooser box

John dingo at
Fri Sep 24 19:49:38 UTC 2004

Daniel Borgmann wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 09:11 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
>>Hi Don!
>>On 2004-09-23  9:47 -0400, Don Korte wrote:
>>>the gedit filechooser box does not have (at least an obvious) way to
>>>select filesystem directories that are not under the user's home
>>Hmm, at least my version (latest one) of gedit has the very same file
>>chooser as any other gnome application. Showing the User's homedir by
>>default is certainly a sane default, but to edit other files, I can
>>just select the "file system" "drive" in the list on the left side.
> For me (Ubuntu Preview with all upgrades installed), the Filesystem
> entry only appears when running gedit as root, which makes a bit of
> sense. Gedit version is 2.8.0.


Anyone can own files in /tmp and /var/tmp and I wanted /tmp which I 
often use to exchange files between users. Files such as the XFree log 
I'br blessed you all with in another post.

Given how easy it is to get outside ~ with other tools, it seems pretty 

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