Bug 111255 - Cannot turn off Nautilus desktop
Cannot turn off Nautilus desktop
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-01 09:38 EST by Sam Putrensky
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 10:33:08 EDT
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Description Sam Putrensky 2003-12-01 09:38:58 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4)
Gecko/20030624 Netscape/7.1

Description of problem:
The help screens for the Nautilus file manager indicate that Nautilus
control of the Desktop can be turned off by using Edit -> Preferences
-> Desktop & Trash.  When I open the Preferences dialog, it sontains
only four tabs:  Views, Behavior, Icon Captions, Preview.  It does not
contian the indicated tab, and I cannot see how to disable the Desktop

If this feature has been removed from this version of Nautilus, or if
there is some other way to control the desktop, the Help screens
should be updated to match the application's behavior.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on 'Home' Folder on Desktop
2. In Nautilus main window, choose 'Preferences' from Edit menu
3. Prefs window does not contain a Desktop & Trash tab, as the Help
screen indicates it should.

Expected Results:  Tab should be present

Additional info:
Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2004-02-09 05:31:49 EST
the help needs to be updated. disabling the desktop now needs to be
done using gconf-editor.
Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2004-10-04 10:33:08 EDT
This seems to have been fixed in the docs.

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