Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 117831
No template directory setup for users
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:38 EST
Description of problem:
A new feature in gnome2.6 is the ability to store document templates
in ~/templates so when the user right clicks on the desktop a list of
templates are available which read the ~/template directory. However
when a new user is created and logs in to gnome, this directory is
I'm reported in this a bug because if not created the user will never
be able to use templates, unless he manually creates the ~/template
directory. However this could be a great enhancement with Fedora
coming with default and predetermine templates.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. log in as user
2. right click on the desktop
3. select create document **NOTE: any documents in ~/Templates will be
listed here, however ~/Templates doesn't exsist
Nautilus is actually what's responsible for the desktop. gnome-desktop
mainly contains the libgnome-desktop library (for parsing .desktop
files) and the gnome-about program.
Nautilus automatically creates the directory when you use places ->
templates or go -> templates.