Please support XDG base directory spec

Bug #1105796 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2013-01-26
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-exe-thumbnailer (Ubuntu)
James Lu

Bug Description

Please support the XDG base directory specification. This will make backups noticeably easier and will help reduce the excessively cluttered home directory problem.

Other thumbnailers on my Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha system are saving to $XDG_CACHE_HOME/thumbnails but gnome-exe-thumbnailer is saving to the older ~/.thumbnails directory.

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ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: gnome-exe-thumbnailer 0.9-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-1.5-generic 3.8.0-rc4
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-1-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.8-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jan 26 02:20:17 2013
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: gnome-exe-thumbnailer
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2013-01-26
description: updated
Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :

Good idea, thanks!

Changed in gnome-exe-thumbnailer (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Scott Ritchie (scottritchie)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
James Lu (tacocat) wrote :
Changed in gnome-exe-thumbnailer (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
assignee: Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) → James Lu (tacocat)
James Lu (tacocat) on 2017-11-03
Changed in gnome-exe-thumbnailer (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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