2009/11/18 Rui Tiago Cação Matos <tiagomatos(a)gmail.com
2009/11/17 William Jon McCann <william.jon.mccann(a)gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Tareq Al Jurf
> <taljurf(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I think that we should change somethings in fedora that would make it
>> Things that whenever a new person starts fedora for the first time would
>> change them.
>> For example whenever i start fedora for the first time i change the
>> of the folders and make them open in browser
>> can we make that default? Because i think most people do that.
> Yes, I agree.
I prefer spatial, but there's one thing I miss from browser mode: the
places sidebar. It's just very handy to be able to open and drag
things into your devices/bookmarks.
In spitial mode don't you feel that it's annoying to open each folder in a
If we could make that optional, I mean to be able to use spitial mode with a
new option which enables you to open folders in the same window. And make
the default mode is to open folders in the same window.
But changing completely to full browser mode without rethinking that
interface is not a good move IMHO. Browser windows feel too clunky
with all those buttons in *two* toolbars. There were some mockups on
planet Gnome that looked nice and maybe it could be interesting to
play with them, basically simplifying the interface.
For instance, the places sidebar is (to me) clearly desirable to
there all the time in spatial mode. But the dropdown to choose the
other sidebars could be eliminated. Maybe the tree sidebar could be
the default for browser mode? All the others are better provided
either in a dynamically created right sidebar or elsewhere (notes and
emblems are already in each item's preferences).
It would be great if we can modify the spatial mode, can we (since im not a
And of course, all this should be judged with the way gnome-shell
> works and how it provides (or doesn't) easy access to the relevant
> places in the filesystem.
Of course, if someone has any idea about this please inform us
>  And still, users which crave for the Windows Explorer
> will feel disappointed I think...
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Tareq Al Jurf
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia