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Old 01-16-2008, 11:35 PM   #1
randyriver10
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Ubuntu 7.10, how do I get rid of desktop icons?


I have two items on my desktop, both are windows partitions. I still want access to them, so I can't unmount them, I just don't want them sitting on my desktop. I have access to them under "Places" so that's not a big deal.
 
Old 01-17-2008, 01:23 AM   #2
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Hi randyriver10!

Type alt + F2, that will bring the "Run" dialog. In the run dialog, type "gconf-editor". It will bring something similar to the crappy Windows registry . Navigate through it to: apps \ nautilus \ desktop. You should see a a marked key called "volumes_visible". Just uncheck the checkbox and you are good to go.

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Old 01-17-2008, 10:57 PM   #3
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Hi randyriver10!

Type alt + F2, that will bring the "Run" dialog. In the run dialog, type "gconf-editor". It will bring something similar to the crappy Windows registry . Navigate through it to: apps \ nautilus \ desktop. You should see a a marked key called "volumes_visible". Just uncheck the checkbox and you are good to go.

Regards!
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