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Month: April 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Application NOT respecting 'System Administration -> Paths' setting in kcontrol

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 23:35:37 -0500
On 04/20/2012 11:21 PM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>>   I don't like the default ~/Documents folder, so on my
>> installs I always set 'System Administration -> Paths' (Document Paths:) to
>> just /home/david. I've done that in tde, but then with every app I open (kate,
>> kwrite, etc..) when I select 'open' it defaults to looking in the
>> /home/david/Documents folder.
>>   It looks like tde is ignoring the setting. Anybody
>> else see this in the latest GIT builds?
> Documents is part of the XDG standards. I don't care for that default location either. :)
> Regardless, the location information is stored in $HOME/.config/user-dirs.dirs.
> Check whether KControl is updating that file.
> If not then edit user-dirs.dirs manually and restart the session. See how kdialog behaves after that.
> Could be a bug in KControl.
> Darrell

Good call,

  kcontrol is doing it's job, it looks like the problem is in kate/kwrite not
respecting what is in the user-dirs.dirs file:

23:28 valkyrie:~> cat .config/user-dirs.dirs

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.