Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 96947
Docs still refere to Stop Drawing Desktop option
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:05:24 EST
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Description of problem:
The RedHat 9 help docs refer to an option in the Nautilus preferences to stop
Nautilus from drawing the desktop. This option is not available in the
From Nautilus help docs table 1.10:
Use Nautilus to draw the desktop
Select this option to use Nautilus to manage your desktop background. If you do
not use Nautilus to manage your desktop background, you cannot do the following:
Use the Desktop Background menu.
Use Nautilus to change the pattern or color of the desktop background.
Use the Nautilus Home launcher and Trash launcher. The Home launcher and Trash
launcher are not displayed on the desktop background.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH 9 with GNOME
2. Log in as any user
3. Home folder-->Edit-->Preferences
Actual Results: No option is available as described in the help docs.
Expected Results: I expected to see an option that would disable Nautilus from
drawing the desktop. This option was available in the RH 8 release of Nautilus
That preference was removed from the properties dialog. You need to use
gconf-editor (or gconftool-2) to change the
No such reference i recent docs. Closing.