moving icons on desktop in Unity 13.10

Peter Smout smoutpete at
Thu Apr 10 07:49:03 UTC 2014

On 10/04/14 08:26, Colin Law wrote:
> On 10 April 2014 01:42, c. marlow <chris at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am having an issue with moving desktop icons...
>> When I want to move a screenshot or folder I click once then hold down
>> and move well when I do that it opens the folder or image everytime.
>> Then sometimes it shows the hand or cloud looking icon and I can move
>> it...
> Do you mean you click and let go and then click and drag?
> Colin
There is a setting (in the same place as 'single click to open' of hover 
over to open files try disabling that completely

 From memory it is in the nautilus preferences on the behaviour tab

Sorry I cannot be more helpful on windows at work ATM, not in front of 
my 13.10 box!


Pete S

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