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Old 03-26-2004, 03:29 PM   #1
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Desktop hierarchy filesystem: I WANT TO CHANGE IT!!


my user's desktop location after migrating from gnome to kde:


home/user/.gnome-desktop

I installed rh9 with kde on my brother's machine over the weekend...

His desktop location:

home/user/Desktop

How can I make it so that my desktop is where his desktop is, without screwing it all up?

I suspect that I may have to create a new user.


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Old 03-26-2004, 04:05 PM   #2
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Re: Desktop hierarchy filesystem: I WANT TO CHANGE IT!!

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How can I make it so that my desktop is where his desktop is, without screwing it all up?
Probably the easiest way would be to leave it where it is, and create a symlink to where you want to see it. Something like: ln -s /home/<user>/.gnome-desktop /home/<user>/Desktop, replacing the <user> with the user's name. See 'man ln' for more info.
 
Old 03-28-2004, 01:32 AM   #3
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Honestly, that's a fascinating reply. I will give it a shot. Thanks man.

Chi-town here. =]
 
  


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