gnome-terminal in F20 defaults to / for the initial directory

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Fri Dec 27 14:39:31 UTC 2013

On Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:44:47 -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:

> And now, in F20, Gnome found more ways to break traditional desktops, by  
> finding a way to have gnome-terminal open in / instead of the home  
> directory, when it gets launched from a desktop icon.

It doesn't do that here.

I used gnome-tweak-tool to enable desktop icons, then copied a
gnome-terminal.desktop file from another account, had to mark it as
trusted, and double-clicking it starts a new terminal with default path
being $HOME.

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