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xfdesktop doesn't obey fd.o variable XDG_DESKTOP_DIR


Description Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-05-05 09:38:28 CEST
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With fd.o xdg-user-dirs-update you can have localised few folders in your home directory. Anyways looks like xfdesktop doesn't obey this, and always uses $HOME/Desktop. I noticed that $HOME/Desktop is being created only by xfdesktop so this means, that this path is hardcoded. It would be nice if this could be fixed.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Brian J. Tarricone (not reading bugmail) 2008-05-05 09:51:20 CEST
Yes, I have plans to implement this for 4.6, but there are other things that need to get done first.
Comment 2 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-05-05 12:13:52 CEST
Created attachment 1617 
Comment 3 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-05-05 12:14:47 CEST
Ok i've created a patch, for this.

Also i've commited this for Mandriva cooker, so people could test this:

Comment 4 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-05-05 15:32:54 CEST
Looks like this is short term solution.

I think that libxfce4util should check where is Desktop(XDG_DESKTOP_DIR) folder and then just export this to Thunar, xfdesktop and few plugins, WDYT?
Comment 5 Brian J. Tarricone (not reading bugmail) 2008-05-05 17:58:08 CEST
There's a bit more necessary than just checking XDG_DESKTOP_DIR.  I'd prefer to integrate this properly rather than just adding a hacky short-term solution.
Comment 6 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-05-05 18:44:40 CEST
Anyways i will continue using this hacky patch, i just need it asap.

It would be nice if you drop a line when you were about to start implementing it on svn.
Comment 7 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-08-10 16:16:10 CEST
Looks like Fedora has found solution:


Works like expected ;)
Comment 8 Tomasz Paweł Gajc 2008-09-08 13:57:36 CEST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 4365 ***

Bug #4062

Reported by:
Tomasz Paweł Gajc
Reported on: 2008-05-05
Last modified on: 2009-07-14


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Use XDG_DESKTOP_DIR (2.47 KB, patch)
2008-05-05 12:13 CEST , Tomasz Paweł Gajc
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