well-known user folders, a proposal

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Mon Feb 26 01:15:27 PST 2007

On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 09:22 +0100, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> On Friday 23 February 2007 22:09, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > >Both Windows and OS X also have a "Movies" and "Applications" directory.
> > >  It would be nice to match them.  Not that these two have to be
> > > created, but if they were there it would be nice to know where.
> > >
> > >-Benjamin Meyer
> >
> > Hey Ben,
> >
> > I agree with Movies, but what would we put in Applications? Installing
> > applications isn't that easy in a generic way on Linux yet.
> Neither is it on Windows. :D  It just points to C:\Program Files if I recall.  
> Not that informative.

Movies is in the latest version, but i'm a bit about applications. What
apps would use that on unix?

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