Re: Where are my files?
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On 03/27/2011 01:26 PM, Christoph Wickert wrote: > I have to admit it is not a really technical question and doesn't have > much to do with development, but as the developers of gnome-shell are on > this list, I'll ask my question here not only to get a reply but also to > provide user feedback. > > We have been at Chemnitzer Linuxtage last weekend, one of the biggest > community events in Germany. The audience ranges from newbies to real > geeks. > > At the Fedora booth we had two Laptops to showcase the latest F15 > desktop. The most asked question - regardless of beginner or advanced > user - was: "Where are my files?" > > So if you are in gnome-shell, how do you open a window of your home? We > had 5 Fedora ambassadors there, all of them are package maintainers, we > even had the German GNOME translation coordinator with us, but none of > us was able to answer that question in an intuitive way. The only way we > found was to use the search field. Is there no better way? > > One suggestion was to have a 'Places' tab besides 'Windows' and > 'Applications' that includes the content of the old 'Places' menu. I > guess it is already to late to implement this for F15, so what are we > going to do? Can we at least have nautilus in the favorites? I've had the same question thrown at me and after I pointed them out to start "Files" the first thing they tried to do was do drag the "Folders" they most used to the Favourites panel hence I think this could be solved elegantly by adding the ability to add folders to "Favourites". JBG -- desktop mailing list desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/desktop