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Bug 684964 - Default directory in save dialog is "Recently Used"
Default directory in save dialog is "Recently Used"
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 658280
Product: gtk+
Classification: Platform
Component: .General
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: gtk-bugs
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-09-27 14:35 UTC by Brian
Modified: 2012-09-27 16:02 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Brian 2012-09-27 14:35:35 UTC
The default directory when selecting "Save as" in apps like gedit or GIMP is "Recently Used."  

This doesn't make much sense, because "Recently Used" isn't a location where you can save a file.  The only time this panel makes sense is if you're overwriting a file you've recently used, which is almost certainly the minority case.  

Save dialogs should default to a user's home directory.
Comment 1 Cosimo Cecchi 2012-09-27 16:02:14 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported into our bug tracking system, but please feel free to report any further bugs you find.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 658280 ***