Annoying behavious of Nautilus when drag+drop as link

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Sat Jul 19 11:53:50 UTC 2008

2008/7/19 Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at>:

> On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 12:42:05 +0200
> Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at> wrote:
> > What I did mean was that "scripts (even system scripts) can fail on
> > filenames with spaces" can not be a justification for such an option.
> Mario, it was a throw-away comment, not a justification.
> Let me rephrase it...
> There's no need to rename the link at all. An ordinary symlink pointing
> at the file concerned would simply use the file's original name. The
> user is free to change that name if desired. The icon can have an arrow,
> or whatever seems appropriate, to show it as a link. The icon could even
> have the words "Lnk to /path/to/foo" on it. Rox shows the target
> location on mouseover of a link icon, for example.
> Nothing to see here, move along folks...
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> Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at>
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> About Rox: I just installed it, but I couldn't find a way to make it show
the tree or something similar to the left panel in Nautilus. Did I miss
something or just isn't there one?

Johnny Rosenberg
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