Can I make icons on desktop smaller (gnome)?

Adam Voigt adam at
Thu Mar 11 15:24:46 UTC 2004

Absolutely, right click on the icon, and go to "Stretch Icon", and then
click on one of the corners and drag to make the icon smaller or larger.
If you want to go back, you can right click on the modified icon and go
to "Restore Original".


On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 10:18, Gertjan Vinkesteijn wrote:
> Shi-Ming Chen wrote:
> >My desktop resolution is 1024*768. The icons on the desktop are so big
> >that I can't put many icons on it.
> >I tried to find the setting in "Preferences", but I can't find it.
> >Can I make icons on desktop smaller?
> >
> >  
> >
> that depends on you video card mainly, millions of colors gives 
> interlace and slow behavior and the resolotion gets lows. Try thousands 
> of colors first
> -- 
> Peace is everywhere

Adam Voigt
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