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Old 04-30-2003, 12:14 AM   #1
netkepala
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Exclamation how to customise what appear on the 'desktop' ?


Hi all,

I'm using red hat linux 7.3 with GNOME.

I would like to customise what are the icons which will appear on
my linux desktop. I would like only specific apps to only appear on it
and do not wish to include the Home directory icon and the
Trash icon.

I have gone into the .gnome-desktop directory and rm the
home directory file and trash file and even edit out the lines
in the .nautilus xml file. I log off the user and save session

But when I login back again, the Home directory and Trash
reappear again !!
 
Old 04-30-2003, 06:28 AM   #2
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Have you tried right clicking the offending icons and selecting "move to trash"?
 
Old 04-30-2003, 07:02 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by BigNate
Have you tried right clicking the offending icons and selecting "move to trash"?
Quote:
Originally posted by netkepala
and do not wish to include the Home directory icon and the
Trash icon.
move the trash into the trash?

Last edited by vagabond; 04-30-2003 at 07:04 AM.
 
Old 04-30-2003, 12:18 PM   #4
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Ok you got me there, it was early when I posted

hmm. well that trash icon is a .png image laying in some file I would sniff around till I find it and change the name of it by deleting the first letter. When you login again it should be gone...however I don't know what this will do to your system -<disclaimer>Try at your own risk</disclaimer> good luck!
 
Old 04-30-2003, 12:28 PM   #5
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found them.../usr/share/pixmaps/nautilus/your_particular_theme

ex -usr/share/pixmaps/nautilus/bluecurve

edit the name and when nautilus points at the missing .png it will/should display nothing
 
  


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