[RFC] "Documents Folder" icon in "system:/"

Martin Ellis m.a.ellis at ncl.ac.uk
Fri Aug 12 14:44:30 BST 2005

On Friday 12 Aug 2005 14:26, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > which is the wrong thing to optimize IMO for since it's not common and
> > easily cased for with an applications directory.
> Which is placed where? Among the documents?
> And it is not so common due to bad support by the packet managers. Ever
> tried to install a package as plain user? The file system does support it,
> I can make a file executable. But the packet managers are admin centric.
> Bad. More power to the user. The need is there.
> > better yet, that
> > applications directory ought to be hidden and the apps can simply install
> > .desktop files like good little citizens.
> So we better should convert /bin -> /.bin, /usr -> /.usr, /etc -> /.ect,
> too?

FWIW, autopackage seems to put a bin,share,lib,... hierarchy under 

I have no idea how the klik stuff works.

> The whole file system hierarchie for users needs a rethought. $HOME is
> overcrowded.

It would be even more crowded if you add .bin,.usr, etc.  to it.


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