Extra info on Desktop icons ?? Fwd: say, what?

Bill Ricker bill.n1vux at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 13:54:28 BST 2008


Thanks guys!

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Aaron Haviland <orion at parsed.net> wrote:
> Bill Ricker wrote, on Jul 23, 2008 at 08:28 EDT:
>> How did my friend Mike get into this situation?
>>   -- Bill
>
> I couldn't say *how* he got into it, but I can tell you how to get out...
>
>> --
>> Bill
>> n1vux at arrl.net bill.n1vux at gmail.com
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Mike Padlipsky <the.map at alum.mit.edu>
>> Date: Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 4:08 AM
>> Subject: say, what?
>> To: William D Ricker <n1vux at arrl.net>, "Ricker, William"
>> <William.Ricker at fmr.com>
>>
>>
>>
>> can you 'splain to me howcome alluva sudden ick-ons on my [7.10]
>> desktop are suddenly telling me all unnecessarily what the type of the
>> file they're ick-onizing is?  and, of c., how to un-do same.
>
> In a nautilus window, in the menus, go to Edit->Preferences, click on the Display
> tab, and under "Icon Captions"
> He probably has the first dropdown box set to "Type" instead of "None"
>
> Of course, that's in 8.04. I don't know if that changed between it and 7.10.
>
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> Aaron Haviland
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