Moving desktop directory

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sat Apr 26 00:00:04 CEST 2008

Sébastien Morand wrote:
> I'm using xfce to replace KDE and I'm quite happy with. I'd like to move 
> the ~/Desktop directory in some other place ~/.desktop for instance will 
> be fine, I didn't find any option nor any information on internet to do it?

No, this isn't currently possible without patching the xfdesktop source. 
  I was planning on adding xdg-userdir support for 4.6 so you'll be able 
to do this with a config file, but I'm not sure there will be time to do it.


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