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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Poll

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:57:16 -0600
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:47:32 -0600
> "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...> wrote:
>> > Since it's an USB key it will be in the Places panel ;)
>> > Otherwise, there is no need to configure, just click right of the
>> > hierarchy which is where the location bar should be. It converts
>> > this hierarchy to a real location bar.
>> Ooh, black magic.  I love that in my desktop environment.  Who cares
>> about discoverability?  I'll just randomly click on everything until
>> I see what I want. </rant> </sarcasm>
>> Honestly when I tried KDE4 I was willing to put up with the hideous
>> ugliness of the whole thing, and the fact that it wasted my screen
>> space, if the UI was just discoverable.  I was even willing to redo
>> the themes, widgets, etc. until I discovered just how much of a
>> discoverability nightmare the entire UI had become.  Users having to
>> resort to using Google to find out the new way of doing simple tasks
>> is a Very Bad Sign.
> If you put the mouse over this area you will see a blinking bar
> which looks like the ones from editable text fields; I think it is
> supposed to suggest the trick. Still not obvious, but I didn't have to
> use a search engine to discover it.

Lucky you. :-)  I had to use a mailing list to find out about it.

> BTW, I don't use Dolphin regularly since I do most of my file
> management with bash/coreutils/etc.

Did you always use Bash, or did you ever use the old Konqueror regularly? 
I am just curious here.