Re: cwd on nautilus

Me too.  If I run a command on the current folder, how the hell am I
supposed to "find out" that the command is actually being run "on my
home folder"?  It's like, inconsistent, like going to the bathroom,
doing my biz, and finding "it" on my kitchen floor (or porch).

El jue, 13-05-2004 a las 01:20, Eugenia Loli-Queru escribió:
> Two months ago we got into this discussion about having nautilus launching
> scripts and apps using the "current dirname" instead of the ~
> and Alex replied here:
> with a reply that --to me, as a user-- shows that the whole architecture of
> this thing is wrong. It might have some technical merit in the way it stands
> today, but for the *user*, the end result is sub-standard.
> Back then I was hitting this limit with shell scripts, however now that I
> have Java, WINE and Mono installed, I hit the problem *all the time*. For
> example, I have this nice GTK# game that is installed locally on my
> /home/eugenia/games/csboard/ folder and its .exe file won't load with mono
> through Nautilus just because the executable doesn't live on my
> /home/eugenia/ root folder. My Java apps have the same problem as well. I
> think this is a major bug in the functionality of the Gnome desktop.
> So, is this planned to be fixed, or not? Functionality is just not correct
> right now. The user should NOT have to open a terminal just to load a game
> or an app. This is not what I expect from Gnome's usability.
> Besides, not even the Nautilus scripts are working now for me so my "open
> terminal here" script (to open a terminal in my game's folder easy and fast)
> won't work on gnome 2.6 either
> (, so I
> feel screwed both ways and that's too much to bear.
> Eugenia
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