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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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