On Sat, 2 May 2015 11:17:46 +0000 (UTC) Liam O'Toole <email@example.com> wrote: > On 2015-05-01, Edward C. Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I use Debian 8.0 (Jessie), amd64 port, and KDE. > > > > Dragon Player has starting directory: ~Videos. > > VLC has starting directory: ~ > > KPlayer starts at the last directory used. > > KMPlayer starts at ~/Documents. > > > > How do I change the starting directory for these video players? > > Which config files contain this information? > > There is a freedesktop standard covering this area. It is > implemented in the Debian packages xdg-user-dirs and > xdg-user-dirs-gtk. There is no guarantee that all applications will > respect the standard, of course, but it should help you to achieve at > least some consistency among them. > AFAICR, you can also set the startup directory with menulibre, if you are launching from a menu. For some reason it coredumps on me, so I can't verify this. Petter -- "I'm ionized" "Are you sure?" "I'm positive."
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