Resetting to default gnome setup
Colin Paul Adams
colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Sun Sep 23 05:10:18 UTC 2007
>>>>> "Kam" == Kam Leo <kam.leo at gmail.com> writes:
Kam> On 9/22/07, Colin Paul Adams <colin at colina.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> >>>>> "Tim" == Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> writes:
Tim> On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 08:52 +0100, Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> >> My GNOME desktop, panels, menus etc. are in a real mess.
>> >> What I would like to do is get back to a new user's
>> layout. Is >> there any easy way to do this? If not, what is
>> the difficult >> way?
Tim> You probably want to look through your ~/.gconf* and
Tim> ~/.gnome* directories.
Tim> Log out, and then log in to a text-only console rather than
Tim> graphically. Now you can work on them without fighting
Tim> against Gnome. e.g. rename the parent directories, and then
Tim> log in again, as a brute force method.
>> Thanks Tim. I deleted them all as I don't use Evolution, and
>> wasn't really concerned about any other settings.
>> Now it all seems quite reasonable EXCEPT As well as Icons for
>> Computer, Wastebasket and colin's Home on the desktop, I have
>> an icon for every file and directory in my home directory
>> (except for hidden ones).
>> Is this supposed to happen? I want to turn it off if I can. --
>> Colin Adams Preston Lancashire
Kam> If Gnome is really buggered-up just delete the entire .gnome
I have already done that - see above.
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