Bug 1470310 - gedit default save as location is / in 7.4 [NEEDINFO]
gedit default save as location is / in 7.4
Status: NEW
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Desktop QE
: Regression
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Reported: 2017-07-12 13:50 EDT by Paul Gozart
Modified: 2018-04-11 17:23 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Paul Gozart 2017-07-12 13:50:51 EDT
Description of problem:
When using "Save as" to save a file with Gedit the default loction is the / directory instead of the users home directory.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Latest 7.4 Beta release

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install latest RHEL 7.4 Beta Workstation
2.  As normal user, open gedit and choose 'Save As' from menu

Actual results:
The default save location is /

Expected results:
The default save location is /home/$user
Comment 2 Paul Gozart 2017-07-13 11:26:04 EDT
customer is seeing this in RHEL 7.4 beta.  the package is gedit-3.22.0-3.el7.x86_64
Comment 3 Paul Gozart 2017-10-12 18:13:46 EDT
** This is also a problem in RHEL 7.4 GA. **

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