Re: Permanently removing all desktop icons under gnome 2.0
- From: Malcolm Tredinnick <malcolm commsecure com au>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Permanently removing all desktop icons under gnome 2.0
- Date: Wed May 21 03:32:01 2003
On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 02:12:45PM +1000, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 12:10:04AM -0400, Gnome User wrote:
> > Is there no way to just tell Gnome to get rid of all of those icons
> > and still have its other desktop functionality enabled?
> > Is my only option to put a "/bin/rm -f ~/.gnome-desktop/*" in my
> > .profile, after all?
> It will be possible in GNOME 2.4, if I understand one of the threads on
> desktop-devel at the moment correctly. Some changes that include the
> functionality to do just this were committed last week to Nautilus.
Looking at the change I was thinking about a bit more closely, it turns
out that I am full of rubbish. Home and Trash still appear on the
desktop -- they just don't correspond to physical files in a directory
any longer. Please ignore the hot air I was spouting.
If you think nobody cares, try missing a couple of payments.
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