cyphase at cyphase.com
Mon Feb 18 15:03:32 UTC 2008
I think in the latest version those folders on the desktop can be
Linux is really getting better.
On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 07:02 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> I have been using Linux for several years and am used to calling a
> directory a directory, not a folder. But times change and let me tell
> you what I discovered.
> It started with the Desktop. Friends send me things like short
> movies and pictures and when I want to save them the save fuction
> defaulted to putting these things on the Desktop. This was nice because
> it makes it easy to view at a later time. So it continued and the dektop
> was filling up with "stuff".
> It became hard to click on a movie or double click a picture. You
> could not see what you were doing. Something had to be done. With a
> terminal I made directories movie, pdf, pics, and pps. These showed up
> on the Desktop as real Folders. Using the terminal I moved all the files
> to the proper folders and the desktop is clean except for 4 Folders.
> Well I am still getting the stuff and putting on the Desktop. When I
> feel like it I put these in a folder with my mouse. I click on the movie
> and slide it over the folder movie and un-click and it is in the folder.
> This is real windows performance and I like it. I never thought this
> kind of detail would ever make it to Linux. It is real nice.
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> Linux User
> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
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