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Re: Changing GNOME "default" directories



On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 04:31:38PM +1030, Tim wrote:
> Tim:
> >> There's supposed to be some function (or was in earlier Fedora
> >> releases) that'd periodically update your user directories.  Though I
> >> don't know how, and how often, it actually did its trick.  I've never
> >> seen it do its trick.
> 
> Paul W. Frields:
> > It's xdg-user-dirs-update, and it does work.  Just tested it here on a
> > fresh account.
> 
> What does it actually do?  Create replacements for missing special
> directories?
> 
> (As I said, I haven't managed to see it do anything, yet.)

That's right, it does that on first session according to the
system-wide settings in /etc/xdg/user-dirs.* .  You can change the
settings afterward in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs if you create
alternatives, and run the tool to catch the changes.

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