two trash icon on gnome desktop

Jeff Vian jvian10 at
Sat Jan 14 01:32:01 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 17:01 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> On 1/13/06, Jonathan Underwood <j.underwood at> wrote:
> > Navneet Kumar wrote:
> > > hi,
> > >  while there is only one entry in "ls", two trash icons are persistently showing on desktop.
> >
> > This is probably because at some point you logged into a KDE
> > environment, which creates a trash desktop entry in your Desktop folder.
> > You could delete it, but then the next time you log into KDE, you'll
> > have a missing trash icon. Bit of a crap situation as it happens, feel
> > free to file a bugzilla if one hasn't already been filed. It's really an
> > upstream KDE issue though.
> >
> LOL, that's what the KDE folks said about Gnome when I filed a bug
> report several months ago.
They each have their own configuration files.  Accept it or file a bug
against both gnome and kde.

This does not happen if you only use one desktop manager.

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