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Old 06-17-2008, 09:22 AM   #1
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hiding files on Desktop


Hi,

I am using Fedora Core 8 for last few days.
My problem is :

When I create any file in my home directory, it's icon is getting displayed on the Desktop.

How do I avoid from showing up of icons for all the files in my home directory on Desktop?

This was not happening on FC5 which I was using before this.

Regards,
Girish
 
Old 06-17-2008, 09:24 AM   #2
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hiding files on Desktop

Hi,

I am using Fedora Core 8 for last few days.
My problem is :

When I create any file in my home directory, it's icon is getting displayed on the Desktop.

How do I avoid from showing up of icons for all the files in my home directory on Desktop?

Or better still, can I choose to only appear icons on my Desktop for specific file types only (e.g. excel spreadsheets, image files etc.)?

This was not happening on FC5 which I was using before this.

Regards,
Girish
 
Old 06-17-2008, 09:25 AM   #3
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hiding files on Desktop

Hi,

I am using Fedora Core 8 for last few days.
My problem is :

When I create any file in my home directory, it's icon is getting displayed on the Desktop.

This was not happening on FC5 which I was using before this.

How do I avoid from showing up of icons for all the files in my home directory on Desktop?

Or better still, can I choose to only appear icons on my Desktop for specific file types only (e.g. excel spreadsheets, image files etc.)?

Regards,
Girish
 
Old 06-17-2008, 07:25 PM   #4
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I merged your posts into one thread, keep in mind for the future you are permitted to edit your posts here at LQ.
 
Old 06-17-2008, 07:26 PM   #5
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Put your documents in the Documents directory instead of the Desktop directory.
 
Old 06-18-2008, 01:25 PM   #6
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put period(.) in the start.
 
  


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