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Old 10-05-2010, 09:44 AM   #1
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Question Auto refresh desktop (Gnome)

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Is there any way to auto-refresh my desktop every time i add a new file/folder?

I don't want to press Ctrl+R (F5, click on refresh, clean up by name...) every time a new file is on the desktop.

Could be a function that works as in Window$, automatically lines up new files to the grid.

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Old 10-06-2010, 02:43 PM   #2
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Is there any way to auto-refresh my desktop every time i add a new file/folder?
For me, this happens by default on ubuntu 10.04, gnome. I don't need to press any refresh keys.
Perhaps you have accidentally disabled this function.

Try creating a new user, and see if it works for them (as it does for me).


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