[gutsy] added folders in home

Scott (angrykeyboarder) geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Tue Nov 6 00:55:04 UTC 2007

Christian Stefanescu spake thusly:
> Andres,
> the thing is, this is a very particular thing. In Windows, those My
> Documents, My Music, etc folders have been there since Windows 95, and
> all the software written for Windows is aware on that.

Microsoft *finally* got less "possessive" and dropped the "My" crap in
Vista. But there are hidden symlinks from the old to the new for
software computability.

This "My" stuff has always been a peeve of mine with some Linux distros
as well (e.g. SUSE/openSUSE).  I didn't like it in Windows and I don't
like it in Linux, either.

> These folders
> here in gutsy are gutsy-specific, not even Ubuntu-specific.

I know for a fact that Fedora and Mandriva have them now. I think it's a
freedesktop.org thing.

I've never used an OS I didn't (dis)like.
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