Bug 58790 - Unable to rename/change the desktop icons' name
Summary: Unable to rename/change the desktop icons' name
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-01-24 17:39 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-24 17:40:03 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-01-24 17:39:58 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows 95)

Description of problem:
Using the right mouse button to "Rename" an icon on the desktop the "Rename" 
selection still ghosted.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open an X Session
2.Point an icon onto desktop
3.Click with the right button over it and try to Rename it...
	

Actual Results:  "Reset" field is ghosted.

Expected Results:  Rename an icon's name...

Additional info:

The only way I found to change the name is modifying by hand the .xml file and 
the link file located into the .gnome-desktop/ folder... Tricky but it works...

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-01-24 18:06:50 UTC
You can't rename icons that are really .desktop files. (I don't know what you
mean by .xml files, Red Hat nautilus never creates those.)

Someone recently submitted a patch to allow this rename, it will appear when we
upgrade to GNOME 2, probably release after next. I'm not planning to fix this 
on the Red Hat level however.


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