Bug 1296537 - desktop icons too big with the smalltest size
Summary: desktop icons too big with the smalltest size
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 23
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-01-07 13:18 UTC by customercare
Modified: 2016-12-20 17:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-12-20 17:40:15 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Defaultview after upgrading to F23 gnome 3.18.2 (810.20 KB, image/png)
2016-01-07 13:18 UTC, customercare
no flags Details

Description customercare 2016-01-07 13:18:49 UTC
Created attachment 1112457 [details]
Defaultview after upgrading to F23 gnome 3.18.2

Description of problem:

After upgrading from F21 to F23 today, the desktop icons are too big..
..and there have been stupid lines below any filelistentry in nautilus just to waste space.

AFAIK Nautilus is the component that shows the desktop, but

A) noone will associate the desktop window with nautilus
B) that is no excuse for bad design.

Is there a  simple way to get back to a working gnome shell  with normal iconssizes ?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

use desktopicons

Actual results:

smalltest icon size is "large" at best, but not small.

Expected results:

small icons, as they are vector images. 

Additional info:


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