Turning off desktop icons
On Sat, 05 Mar 2011 12:03:03 -0500
Frank McCormick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 05 Mar 2011 16:42:27 +0000 (UTC)
> Camaleón <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 05 Mar 2011 11:10:39 -0500, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > > I have run into a problem in re-arranging my desktop. I'd like to turn
> > > off Nautilus managing the desktop, and lose the icons. Problem is I
> > > can't do it - the usual gconf-editor change
> > > (apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop) aren't working. Has something
> > > changed in the Nautilus setup ?
> > It also works fine from me (using testing).
> > Can you try to set that value from a new user?
> Works for a new user...doesn't work for two existing users..
> I just (a few days ago) had to move the .gnome2 dir out of the way
> because of another minor problem. I'll try it again.
Didn't work..so I went into the .gconf/apps/nautilus/preferences/
xml file and changed the true to false. That worked. Still dunno what
the problem stemmed from but brute force fixed it. And now, I can turn
show_desktop on and off from the gconf-editor...and it works.
-- Frank --
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