Dolphin starts programs with a wrong current directory

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Sun Dec 13 10:43:05 GMT 2009

On 12/13/2009 11:37 AM, James Tyrer wrote:
> spir wrote:
>> Nikos Chantziaras<realnc at>  dixit:
>>> Bottom line, if an app wants access to the ~/Documents directory, it
>>> should *say so*.
>> Makes sense, for sure. It's part of the app logic.
> Perhaps, but if you launch an application and they try to store a file
> from it and the directory that opens is the /bin directory where the
> code is stored (a directory that you probably don't have write
> permission for) I don't think that you would be very happy.

No one does that.  Programs in /bin are in the K menu.  And even if not, 
they are in $PATH which means you can also run them with ALT+2.

However, running a program in your home directory happens from time to 
time, and you do have write permissions there.

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