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Bug 80861 - No easy way to not draw desktop with nautilus
No easy way to not draw desktop with nautilus
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2003-01-01 05:14 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-16 06:29:58 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-01 05:14:01 EST
Description of problem:
Nautilus has no option in the menus to NOT draw the desktop with nautilus
This also has as a consequence that there is no easy way to remove all the
icons from the desktop

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Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-16 06:29:58 EST
The setting is still availible, but not exposed in the UI.
You can disable it by changing the gconf key
/apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop to false using gconf-editor (gui) or
gconftool-2 (command line)

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