An interesting behaviour in Lucid.....

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Apr 15 13:18:01 UTC 2010

On 15/04/10 23:09, Markus Schönhaber wrote:
> 15.04.2010 14:45, Basil Chupin:
>> When I tried to execute the apps. I had to *double-click* on the icon(s)
>> (while they were on the Desktop).
>> However, when the apps. were sitting in the Panel, a *single-click*
>> would execute the selected program.
> That's default behaviour.
>> And I cannot see anywhere where there is the ability to set the choice
>> of using either a single- or a double-click to start a program. (I
>> always use a single click but I know of many people who prefer to
>> double-click to open the application.)
> Since, in default Gnome, the desktop is nothing else but a special
> nautilus "window", the settings made for the file browser windows also
> apply to the desktop.
> In a file browser window, open Edit/Preferences/Behaviour and set the
> single/double click option to your liking.

Thank you!

Now fancy hiding such an option in the preferences for a file manager! :-)


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