How to get rid of desktop icons in Saucy

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Oct 31 06:09:24 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 12:36 AM, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
> This morning when I booted up my laptop the Computer, Home and Trash icons
> appeared on the desktop, they were not there when I showdown.
> Googling has led to some old instructions that no longer apply.  I have
> installed Ubuntu-Tweak and dconfEditor.  I looked through all their settings
> and when the icons are mentioned they are either unchecked or off.
> Is there any way to get rid of them?

It's Nemo.

Look at "org.nemo.desktop" in dconf-editor.

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