Re: [Nautilus-list] run-nautilus

On 20Aug2001 07:01PM (-0400), Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Darin Adler <darin bentspoon com> writes:
> > 
> > I'd like to understand the logic behind the use of these options. One of the effects of
> > --no-desktop is to not make the "handle desktop" preference appear at all in the
> > Preferences dialog, and it doesn't do anything is Nautilus is already running. In fact,
> > calling "nautilus --no-desktop --no-default-window" will do absolutely nothing! If
> > Nautilus is already running, it won't do anything. And if Nautilus is not running, it
> > will start and then immediately quit.
> > 
> I think I didn't mean --no-default-window, sorry.
> There are two problems:
>  - if you do not normally run Nautilus, but run it from Programs menu,
>    it should not manage the desktop; presumably you just wanted a file
>    window. But "manage desktop" should really be in the preferences,
>    so you can change whether it manages the desktop.
>  - if you are in KDE, you see all the GNOME menus. Running Nautilus 
>    hoses you badly (KDE decides it's a fullscreen presentation program 
>    and covers up the KDE panel).
> Also, we need to hack gnome-libs to add --no-desktop to the usage of
> Nautilus as a help browser, in case you choose help for a GNOME app
> from KDE.

Will passing --no-desktop turn off the desktop if you're currently
running nautilus managing the desktop?

 - Maciej

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