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Installing gconf-editor (to stop showing volumes on Desktop)

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:17 PM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
Updated 03-02-2009 at 11:55 PM by phoenixrising

In Fedora, after making a small and harmless change in my fstab following what it said here, ALL the partitions started mounting and APPEARING on my desktop. That made the desktop look totally obnoxious.

Here's what I had to do.

I had to install the 'gconf-editor'

su -c 'yum -y install gconf-editor'
and then I launched the gconf-editor from the Applications -> System Tools -> Confguration Editor

From that app, I...
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Small detail about menu.lst

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:10 PM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
Updated 03-02-2009 at 11:55 PM by phoenixrising

After the last line in menu.lst (typically "chainloader +1"), you NEED to give a blank line

Fedora 10, was not loading because of that...
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Can ping but can't browse

Posted 03-02-2009 at 08:53 PM by dilbrew

I checked to make sure I wasn't working offline. It's not checked.
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My Thoughts, so the synapse are not all linked. :)

Posted 03-02-2009 at 02:45 PM by onebuck
Updated 08-13-2014 at 10:12 AM by onebuck (typo)


I don't blog that often. To date I have not had a blog! I do read some blogs but the composition along with grammar tends to turn me off. Add in spelling, netspeak or AOL type entries and you will loose me.

I work with the 'Slackware-Links' wiki. More than just SlackwareŽ links! This wiki has been a interesting creation. To date it requires a lot of my time. I do hope it provides useful tools, links and even GNU/Linux to the multiple users.

Those who know...
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Test blog entry

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:45 AM by peter72

Test entry.
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