ah, desktop icons

daniele favara danjele at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 19:15:44 CET 2006

On 2/10/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
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> Hey all,
> I just did a bunch of work on the desktop icon support (it's nice when
> I'm in meetings but don't really need to pay full attention).  Anyway,
> if you want to give it a try, update to latest xfdesktop SVN, and select
> it in the combo box in the desktop settings dialog.  Note that you have
> to have thunar installed at compile-time for this to work.

i have thunar .... and all i need seems enabled during configure ... i
don't see anything new :/ ...

> Things I know don't work but plan on fixing:
> * Files don't remember where they're placed on the desktop between sessions.
> * No 'open with other application' dialog yet (might not implement this).
> * Copy/Cut on a file doesn't work (might not implement this).
> * Drag-n-drop to move/copy files doesn't work.
> * File properties dialog doesn't exist yet (might not implement this).
> * Renaming a file causes it to change positions on the desktop.
> * Probably a lot of other stuff.
> Anyway, just letting people know if they want to play with it.  If there
> are things that are actually buggy, please let me know.  If you just
> want to complain that something doesn't work yet or isn't implemented, I
> don't really care ^_^.

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