[kde-linux] removing the stock ~home folders
jim at jkerr82508.free-online.co.uk
Wed Apr 8 22:50:51 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 08 April 2009 Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 April 2009, James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at acm.org>
> > Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> > > When I upgraded to KDE 3.5.10 a number of folders were created
> > > in ~home for default locations for various types of files:
> > > Documents, Download, Movies, Music, Pictures, Templates, and
> > > Videos. I don't use them and don't want to. I have seen them
> > > referenced in File dialogs, KDE and non-KDE. Is it safe to
> > > delete them? Do I have to adjust any config files if I do?
> > Actually, that isn't KDE but rather the xdg-user-dirs package.
> > If you reconfigure it not to create these directories, you will
> > need to reconfigure KDE (depending on the version that you are
> > using). In the KDE 4.x Control Center (System Settings) under
> > "About Me" there are paths. These all need to point to
> > directories that exist.
> I am using 3.5.10 - I don't see anything in the Control Center for
> this feature.
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