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Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 17:58:29 UTC 2005


On Fri, 2005-07-15 at 11:46, Paul Howarth wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Or right-click on the background and select "Open Terminal" from the
> >>> pop-up menu.  When it comes up, enter "su -" at the shell prompt and
> >>> give it root's password.  Voila!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> I wouldn't get too attached to this method of opening a terminal if I 
> >> was you:
> >>
> >> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2005-July/msg00302.html
> >>
> >> Paul.
> >>
> > Ok, how do *I* register my hopes that this won't go away?
> 
> If you're a "power user", you'll be able to get it back by adding some 
> sort of extension (I think someone's packaging it for Extras). Otherwise 
> you'll need to get on the gnome mailing lists and complain about it 
> there, but I suspect that the developers will not agree with you.

The replacement: being able to open a terminal in the visited directory
makes much more sense.  I've never quite understood the concept of a
GUI interface that lets you view files without really knowing where
they are but won't let you issue commands referencing them after you
can see them.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com





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