configure desktop icons
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed May 20 01:40:32 CEST 2009
francis keyes wrote:
> Hey All,
> I have Fedora 10 with xfce installed on a diskless machine that boots from a
> compact flash card. For some reason I get filesystem icons on my desktop
> for /, /boot, and Filesystem. How can I remove these permanently from my
> desktop and the desktops of any other users that I may create?
> I am not able to delete them from my desktop. I found the file
> that contains references for all the icons on my desktop. I tired deleting
> things from this list but they reappaer when I log back in.
HAL is identifying / and /boot as removable for some reason, rather than
as fixed drives. You can probably fix this with a .fdi file placed
somewhere in /usr/share/hal/, but fixing this is a bit out of the scope
of configuring Xfce.
You can remove 'Filesystem' using the options in Desktop Settings (if
you're running 4.6.x) or by reading xfdesktop's README file (if you're
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