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Why linux doesn't have thumbnails? It's a basic feature
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linux is a kernel, it doesn't even have a UI, nevermind implement thumbnails

if you meant qt or gtk, both of those have configurable file pickers that you can add thumbnails to if you want
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>>65562662
GTK does not have a customisable default system file picker, at least it still didn't a few months ago when I last checked. You need to use something completely removed from the gnome environment, slapping a new DE on something like Mint wont do the trick
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>>65562662
How do you add thumbnails to gtk file picker? This guys says you can't >>65562678
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>>65562698
I don't recommend going down the rabbit hole of looking into this because you'll just end up at the same posts on gnomes forums where this screenshot was taken from. The GTK devs don't care enough about the default file picker to fix the problem, even though it makes the default web browsing experience markedly worse using any of the distros they work with
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>>65562725
So what you're saying is it is true that linux doesn't have thumbnails?
Isn't linux advertised as desktop OS now? How when you can't even post a picture like a normal person?
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>>65562800
Gtk and gnome are deprecated, hopefully we will quickly transition everything to Qt then everything will be fine
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>>65562639
I don't know,but it doesn't seem to hinder any of you retards from spamming that image daily.
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>>65562800
No, linux is a kernel, not an OS
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>>65562800
Anything using GTK has the problem, I might move off Mint because of it but yes you're right, for effected users it's a joke.
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>>65562639
>>65562698
>>65562800
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>>65562805
If that's file select dialog, where's the Open button?
>>65562815
Isn't that what flagship of linux desktop is using? Ubuntu? Seems like some conflicting info
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>>65562815
>transition everything to Qt
Freudian slip much, you degenerate? Hormones won't make you a woman.
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>>65562878
Kek
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>>65562877
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>>65562877
>If that's file select dialog, where's the Open button?
It's a file manager
Heres the file open dialog
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>>65562916
Oh ok cool. I might try linux if that's true, what do I have to do to get this to work?

Will I have thumbnails when posting a picture from Firefox?
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>>65562947
>what do I have to do to get this to work?
You have to
1. use KDE and no other DE like gnome
2. use a distro that has a custom firefox which works with the KDE file picker
So your options are fairly limited, opensuse is probably your best choice
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>>65562947
Make sure you avoid anything that uses Gnome. You'll get a good file picker on any distro that by default uses KDE.
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>>65562805
>german
>weeb
why am I not suprised?
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>>65562990
Turns out there are people who like animu on animu imageboards.
How surprising.
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>>65562970
>>65562975
You both realize this goal-post moving retard is just trying to bait people into saying Linux is shit because some pieces of software don't listen to their userbase, right?
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>>65562990
>why am I not surprised?

probably because you're on an anime website
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>>65563006
It's worth mentioning either way because it is a major problem with gnome, don't care that this is a troll thread as so few people actually explain the problem accurately in normal threads, it always devolves into >well it works on MY machine
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>>65562639
it does have thumbnails
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>>65563030
>He thinks a preview panel is a thumbnail
Kek
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Qt is more superior, right? Then how do I make qutebrowser use a proper dialog?

not baiting but pls help me
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>>65563056
what the literal fuck is the difference?
you see what the image is before you post it
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>>65563092
The purpose of having thumbnails is to be able to view all the pictures all at once, not one at a time.
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>>65563092
problem with previews is that you can only see one at a time
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>>65563092
If you seriously don't understand the difference between thumbnails and a single image preview panel, you are beyond saving.
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>>65562639
Probably has more to do with that particular DE or file manager than with Linux.
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>>65563092
Trust me it's very frustrating if you need to upload from a browser often
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>>65563121
tag your images
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>>65563081
It requires some little known trickery. I'll help you though. Open up the calculator app and type 55378008. Now, without hitting enter, quickly go to your screenshhot tool and snap a shot of the calculator screen. Rotate the image 180 degrees. Next open a terminal and type what exactly what you see in the screenshot and hit enter.
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the gtk devs suck
there was a patch but it didn't get merged
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>>65563121
>if you need to upload from a browser often
>need
>NEED
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>>65562970
>>65562975
KDE distro? Can't I just install Ubuntu? I can't say that I'm exactly tech savvy but I used Ubuntu and it's relatively ok.

But why do I have to use custom Firefox? It doesn't have thumbnails by default? I'm quite surprised I must say, isn't Firefox a Linux project? I can see thumbnails in Firefox on Windows, I'm honestly quite confused as to why do I have to install some custom version on its native OS.
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>>65562877
Ubuntu's Unity is hardly a flagship. And while it was moving in the Qt direction (they never got there, though), they scrapped Unity and are now 100% GNOME. Ubuntu just uses GNOME with a fresh coat of paint. No Qt anywhere to be found, everything is GNOME, JavaScript, CSS, and cancer.
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>>65563280
Because Firefox is garbage written by sjw tranny faggots but you already knew that.

Use a KDE and its native web browser Falkon. Then have file picker thumbnails to your autistic content.
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>>65563320
Did Ubuntu ever bring back that dank AF brown and orange theme? That was the best part of Ubuntu.
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>>65563332
Not sure, haven't used Ubuntu in a minute. Found this screenshot of the latest version, but it's only got the orange.
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>>65562698
>>65562678
You can edit GTK filepicker, so it calls KDialog.
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>>65563360
but how, anon

BUT

HOW
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Media creation software on linux is pretty terrible, so there's no need to make a good file browser or file picker which has decent thumbail support.
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>>65563320
>>65563321
Hmm... okay so I can't use Ubuntu, I can't use Firefox. I must admit this whole thing isn't looking too user friendly, besides I thought Linux was all about freedom yet you're saying I'm forced to use very specific set of apps to get basic functionality you would expect using a computer.
I'm still not convinced Linux isn't some experimental OS for hobbyists.
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>>65563121
It's not, when you drag&drop from a proper filemanager.
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>>65563434
Nobody's trying to convince you of anything. There's one autistic software package, so if you don't want to deal with autism, surprise surprise, you can't choose that one. You of course can choose it if you like, but then you have to deal with autism. You not having your ideal choice available doesn't mean you don't have a choice. Go bait someone else.
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>>65562662
>>65562827
>>65563112
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>>65562639
lol linux doesn't even have a GUI
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>>65563434
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!Winders made yew tarded, boy!
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>>65563487
Le epic parachute escape.
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>>65563477
Autistic? Man why are you insulting me? And how is this autistic? This is something I use on a daily basis, my work requires me to upload tens sometimes even hundreds of pictures a day (plans and textures). It is probably what everyone uses, I can't even imagine how could you possibly use tumblr or pinterest without having thumbnails in file select dialog.

Wow my Linux adventure really is off to a good start. Very welcoming community.
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>>65563395
nice assessment there, asswipe
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>>65563549
I wasn't calling you autistic then but I sure am now.
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>>65563549
>tumblr or pinterest
/thread
baits out of the bag.
time to go home.
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>>65563280
Because Firefox is retarded and will always use the GTK file picker even when you're running KDE.
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>>65563549
Fuck off linux is full.
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>>65563434
I know this is bait, but I do think this accurately reflects the IQ of the average Windows user. Having to help some people with the task "open your browser" is like pulling teeth. I wish there was another cryptolock purge to force these people to tablets for good.
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Wait, so OP's bait aside, there is no way to have thumbnails in a file picker unless I'm using KDE and no using Firefox?
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>>65563613
It sure looked like it.
>>65563617
Hold up. Are you saying that majority of people don't use tumblr and pinterest? What world do you live in?
>>65563632
Oh okay so it doesn't have thumbnails. Hm that really is unfortunate. But in this case how can a regular person use this so-called Linux desktop?
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>>65563733
>There's one autistic software package
Are you a software package?
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>>65563750
You could've been implying that user of autistic package (native Linux web browser?) is autistic by extension.

Regardless, what programs CAN I use then? Does anything work properly on Linux? If not I'll just stay on Windows.
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L-L-INUX IS JUST A KERNEL!!11111

JSUT USE KDE!!!!
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>>65563803
Chromium
Konqueror
Firefox-KDE
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>>65562639
>Why linux doesn't have thumbnails?
lmao what
>It's a basic feature
Dolphin (KDE's file manager) does, don't know about others. It's a great file manager.
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>>65563733
>Oh okay so it doesn't have thumbnails. Hm that really is unfortunate. But in this case how can a regular person use this so-called Linux desktop?
Open the file manager, and drag and drop. How do you move files from one directory to another? Oh, look, same concept.
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Op here. Glad you guys liked my thread. Unfortunately, none of you will make it very far in life falling for such obvious bait. But thanks for keeping me entertained on a slow Monday!

https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/File_Picker_meme
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>>65563441
>drag and drop onto styled upload button hooked to html form using javascript
>it opens the file in the browser
Freetards are fucking braindead I swear
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>>65563998
>>drag and drop onto styled upload button hooked to html form using javascript
Sorta jumping to conclusions aren't we? Are you a tumblrina too? Or do you use imgur exclusively?
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>>65563833
>linux is a JUST kernel
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>>65563998
Wait wait wait wait wait... are you telling me that Windows can't even drag and drop images to an upload button?

How embarrassing.
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>>65564085
>Sorta jumping to conclusions aren't we?
It a web standard at this point you fucking moron. You would know if you browsed anything else than 4chan.
>Are you a tumblrina too? Or do you use imgur exclusively?
Lmao. So you can't prove me wrong. Just as expected.
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>>65564103
No, that's not what I said. Can you not read brainlet?
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>>65564132
>NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
>THAT"S NOT WHAT I SAID
>I WIN!
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>>65564103
fuck I just spotted it
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>>65563549
>welcoming community
Get lost OwO
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>>65564209
>retard posts non-solution
>gets called out on being retarded
>I AM JUST TROLLING YOU HAHAHAHA
Neck yourself retard. Loonix is a joke just like you.
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>>65563360
I'm on fedora, how do I do it?
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>>65562853
lol
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>>65563833
>JSUT USE KDE!!!!

This but unironically.
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>pic related
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>>65565157

Very stock, very standard Deb stable. It's not rocket science.
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>>65565157
that's the file browser, op is talking about the upload dialog you dumb fuck retard
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>>65565157
>>65565214
>gnome3
>thinkpad
>T60
>dark as my soul
>that hostname
>namefag
>no clue wtf he's talking about
fucking pottery
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>>65565157
are you actually mentally disabled?
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>>65565304
>posting on /g/ at 4am

What do you think, anon
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Daily reminder that there is an AUR package that fixes this.
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gtk3-patched-filechooser-icon-view/
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>>65565468
>gtk3
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>>65565509
A gtk2 one exists too.
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gtk2-patched-filechooser-icon-view/
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>>65562639
KDE and gtk patch exists a long time, already. Yes this is vm and i fucked my locale.
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>>65565916
>>65565566
>Literally have to compile your own patched version of GTK and maintain it
HAHAHAHAHAHA linuxfags lack any self awareness
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>>65565927
You're right, that's open source for you, if you don't like, or want to add something, you can do it.
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>>65565566
Neat I'll try to build this on debian and I'll report back. There are control files attached so it should be a breeze
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>>65565927
>haha linuxfags have the option to modify software and features they want!
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>>65566074
>>65566014
>It's open source so you shouldn't complain
People complain because even Windows had these kinds of features almost 20 years ago.
Why would anyone choose to maintain their own patched repo when they could just use a better OS?
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>>65562698
You literally can't unless you code it yourself.
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>>65566103
>windows
>better OS
Enjoy not having a usable shell.
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>>65566215
>Windows
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>>65566223
>case insensitive file system
Enjoy eating shit.
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>>65566215
>enjoy not having some shitty console from the 80s
fuck I'll have to make do with well-designed feature-full GUI programs for literally everything loonix CAN'T DO
and all the newest tripple A titles yeah....
how am I going to recover
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>>65566103
Use os that you like, i like linux more, and don't have problems with it, that's why use it.
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>>65566103
>use windows
>open cmd to send out a ping
>When done, I want to close the window.
>ctrl+d doesn't work
>ctrl+q doesn't work
>ctrl+w doesn't work
>alt+f4 doesn't work
>give up and type exit.
Who uses this piece of shit?
You can't even resize it properly.
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>>65566267
>bragging about being too much of a brainlet to use cli effectively
Enjoy your toddler OS
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>>65566332
go draw some circles in GIMP retard
I'll be right here using my entire Adobe Suite
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>>65566388
>muh Adobe
Enjoy being a slave to your proprietaryasters.
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>>65566433
proprietary masters*
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>>65566433
you're so stupid you can't even type
if anything you're the slave here
enslaved by your fucking delusions
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>>65566520
>whoops you made a typo so now all of your arguments are invalidated
Enjoy your moronic deflection
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>>65566388
Daily reminder that there isn't a single straight person on the planet using Adobe Suite.
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>>65566606
so how are those circles going faggot?
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>>65566628
>thinking any cares about your faggotry
Enjoy pretending to be an artist.
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>>65563549
Yeah, this is basically why, despite using linux myself, I hate most lintards

stupid basic simple shit is pointlessly argued about and never just gets fixed
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>>65566695
last time I checked you're the one playing pretend? if you're such a fucking hacker why won't you go ahead and fix thumbnails? or make a photoshop2 for linux that isn't a fucking dumpster fire?
ah yeaaaah because you're just a fucking kid in your mother's basement keep dreaming neo
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>implying it's linux problem gtk being trash
Here's a bug from Windows.
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>>65566753
>thinking I care about childish toys like Photoshop
Enjoy your unproductive computing.
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>>65562639
Because Linux is a kernel.
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The absolute state of the Linux community
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>he doesn't drag and drop from his file manager of choice
plebian
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>>65566768
shhh neo you're right you don't need it
go back to playing games in text mode
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>>65566808
>everyone needs proprietary shitware and gaymes like me!
Enjoy going back to >>>/v/
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>>65566824
>m-muh linux! anything muh linux can't do is invalid
you're a fucking half brain retard
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>>65550611 (OP)
I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as Linux, is in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Linux is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.

Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called "Linux", and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project.

There really is a Linux, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. Linux is the kernel: the program in the system that allocates the machine's resources to the other programs that you run. The kernel is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete operating system. Linux is normally used in combination with the GNU operating system: the whole system is basically GNU with Linux added, or GNU/Linux. All the so-called "Linux" distributions are really distributions of GNU/Linux.
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>>65566840
>I don't know how to do X, therefore it is impossible
Enjoy being a brainlet
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>>65566895
now you're just being fucking braindead
should I laugh? I'm starting to feel sorry for you tbhonky
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>>65566980
>I don't know how to compute without my proprietary masters telling me what to do
Enjoy being locked in your walled garden
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>>65562639
Because the gnome team and mozilla are retarded. On some distros it uses KDE's file picker and you get thumbnails.
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>>65565157
That's not the file picker, moron.
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>>65567118
>>65566807
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>>65567143
>>65563998
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>>65562947
FIrefox does not support Kdialog by default
You will need to use openSUSE, who patches Firefox to use Kdialog.
Otherwise on a different distro you either need to install the patched firefox or use chromium (which uses kdialog)
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>>65567225
does anyone know how to install the patched firefox on debian? nothing shows up on search engines
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>this thread is still up
>even after anon posted the link exposing this meme
And here I thought /v/ was the most gullible board.
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>>65567259
Add this PPA.

https://launchpad.net/~plasmazilla
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>>65566773
See >>65563487
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>>65563487
>the kernel is a window manager
>the operating system is a window manager
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>>65568037
>the linux has no thumbnails
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>>65563434
Are you going to drop every piece of software that /g/ complains about? I think the only software that we all enjoy is the glorious TempleOS.
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>>65567485
>no valid OpenPGP data found
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>>65562947
just install ubuntu.exe
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>>65565157
Holy shit you're fucking retarded. How is this even possible?




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