[ubuntu-za] Nautilus mess

Alf Stockton alf at stockton.co.za
Thu Feb 11 05:50:36 GMT 2010

Lee Sharp wrote:
> Alf Stockton wrote:
>> Jonathan Hitchcock wrote:
>>> There's a Nautilus option to use your home directory as the desktop -
>>> i.e. files in the home directory appear on your desktop.   By default
>>> this is off, and the "Desktop" directory itself is used.  When you
>>> deleted the Desktop directory, the option was obviously turned on,
>>> since there was nothing else to use.  To turn it back off (after you
>>> have recreated the Desktop directory):
>>> Go to Applications->System Tools->Configuration Editor
>> On my Karmic system kernel 2.6.31-17-generic I don't see Configuration Editor 
>> under System Tools under Applications?
>> All I have is pgAdmin III, System Profiler and Benchmark & unetbootin.
>  From the command line type gconf-editor and it will come up.  It is 
> hidden by default.
Thanks Lee, got it but the desktop_is_home_dir key was uncheck?

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