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moving_from_ubuntu_to_xubuntu [07.05.2012 18:42]
Pascal Suter
moving_from_ubuntu_to_xubuntu [07.09.2012 11:53]
Pascal Suter
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 ===== Thunar -> Nautilus ===== ===== Thunar -> Nautilus =====
-well i gave up on that one.. it just messed up my whole desktop.. the filemenager obviously does far too much to simply replace it.. so i decided to live with thunar which is pretty okay, i only miss the bookmark feature which is located in a separate application called gigolo and thus a little less comfortable to operate+well i gave up on that one.. it just messed up my whole desktop.. the filemenager obviously does far too much to simply replace it.. so i decided to live with thunar which is pretty okay, i only miss the bookmark feature which is located in a separate application called gigolo and thus a little less comfortable to operate
 +==== Living with Thunar ==== 
 +in order to overcome the missing bookmark feature i started to use gigolo. i select the mount at startup option on all bookmarks that i enter there and i created a symbolic link in my user home directory <​code>​cd 
 +ln -s .gvfs/ Shares</​code>​ 
 +so now i can see all my bookmarks in a subfolder called Shares in my user home.. that works fine for me
  
 ===== Image Viewer ===== ===== Image Viewer =====
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 the main problemw with parole is that it does not keep the aspect ratio when resizing the window.. parole worked so well in ubuntu that i decided to use this as my primary media player.. ​ the main problemw with parole is that it does not keep the aspect ratio when resizing the window.. parole worked so well in ubuntu that i decided to use this as my primary media player.. ​
  
 +===== Text editor: leafpad/​mousepad -> gedit ===== 
 +choosing the right text editor seems to be a little bit of a regligious thing in linux :) i got used to gedit and therefore am not satisfied with the limited functionality that leafpad (default in xubuntu) provides.. so i [[change_default_text_editor_in_xubuntu|switched to gedit]] instead