What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?
mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Jan 24 14:23:11 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-01-23 at 11:17 -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> On 01/22/2011 12:53 PM, Jason D. Clinton wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 09:58, Clyde E. Kunkel<clydekunkel7734 at cox.net>wrote:
> >> The startup applications menu selection has gone away also...so how do
> >> we start nautilus when gnome is loaded? Used to be able to put a
> >> startup cmd in the startup apps dialogue.
> > http://specifications.freedesktop.org/autostart-spec/autostart-spec-latest.html
> > Short version: ln -s /usr/share/applications/name.desktop
> > ~/.config/autostart
> Thanks for the suggestion. It didn't work and the discussion on this
> thread has gone in a different direction.
> I can get a startup application for nautilus (that used to work) to
> execute when rawhide gnome is loaded since my home directory is shared
> with F14,and other RH and Fedora installations. But the desktop icons
> do not show up in rawhide.
> Does anyone have any other workarounds?
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true
Note that nautilus seems to crash when the key is changed while it is
running, so do it before starting nautilus.
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