[PlanetCCRMA] Q: How to select files in GNOME?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 4 03:55:02 2006

On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 06:55:23 -0700, D. R. Evans wrote:
> OK; I obviously have been brainwashed by Windows and KDE.
> How on Earth is the GNOME file selection dialog supposed to work?
> Trying to import a track into ardour, I bring up the file selection
> dialog, but I can't actually select any files. If I double click on
> the directories (to walk my way down the hierarchy from / to the file
> I want to import) then nothing happens. If I manually enter the
> absolute path of the file in the box that allows you to type stuff,
> and then press <Enter>, nothing happens.
> Exactly the same behaviour occurs when, for example, I launch
> alsaplayer and try to play a file: i.e., I can't figure out how to
> tell which file I want it to play.

Sounds like a software problem, if I double click a file in alsaplayer the
dialoge closes and the file is loaded.

- Steve