which file manager you use?
Ow Mun Heng
ow.mun.heng at wdc.com
Fri Feb 6 07:26:36 UTC 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David L Norris [mailto:dave at webaugur.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 06, 2004 1:55 PM
> To: fedora list
> Subject: RE: which file manager you use?
> On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 03:37, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> > Question : how do you use xterms to move files from a to b?
> Typing in
> > directory names is a real pain. (even with tab completion)
> Not to taint the xterm nostalgia but you can drag and drop to
That I know.. But I prefer xterm
> that drag and drop doesn't work with a single-windowed
> web-browser-oriented file manager (aka "Windows Explorer
> wannabes"). So
> you need some sort of kludge like cut/paste or complex split-frame
> browser windows. However, drag and drop works spectacularly in a
> spatially oriented file manager like Nautilus 2.6 (or even in Nautilus
> 2.4 if you change a dozen preferences).
Actually I was commenting on the cut & copy from nautilus Window A to
Sometimes, for it to work,. you have to refresh the window!!
Oh.. I've had a look at your screenshot too.. But still can't figure out
what is spatial oriented File manager.
spa-tial (spay'shuhl) adj.
1. of or pertaining to space.
2. existing or occurring in space; having
extension in space.
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