GNOME and protecting Sugar --

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Tue Jun 15 18:27:23 EDT 2010

Hi Bernie,

in Paraguay, how did you manage the situation with GNOME and
protecting Sugar from obvious damage.

Back then, the first apparent issue was that ~/Activities appeared
right in the middle of the gnome file manager, and was way too
tempting to mess with it (and messing with it would kill Sugar).

 - How did you solve the problem? There was mention on the list of a
".hidden" file with hints to the file manager, did you use that?
Something else?

 - Were there any other problems? Solutions?

a large deployment is wondering about adding GNOME to the mix
(including Orca is one of the reasons...), and how to manage the


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