[xubuntu-users] Question

Jack arkiedriver at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 17:53:35 UTC 2012


One more dumb question.
I have several rarely used items on these desktop icons that I would like
to put into
one desktop icon/folder to clean up the desktop. I have created a folder
but can't get the icons to move into it.
Drag and drop does not work.

Thanks again

JJ

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Jack <arkiedriver at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you!!!
>
> JJ
>
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Joshua O'Leary <
> joshua.oleary at btinternet.com> wrote:
>
>>  On 17/07/12 16:00, Jack wrote:
>>
>> I am a tech/computer amateur. For years I used Ubuntu 9.04, great system,
>> then bought a new Brother Laser printer, could not get connected to it,
>> turned the computer over to a repair tech who worked for over 2 hours with
>> no luck. Drivers would not load.
>>
>>  Tech installed Xubuntu (I had never heard of it), connected to the
>> printer, gave me back the computer.
>>
>>  Not happy with the screen. Plain blue background with a mountain of
>> tiny icons that are essentially unreadable. No idea what they are. Click on
>> one and I get a tiny, abbreviated title. Have to go thru several to find
>> what I need.
>>
>>  How do I make a more usable user friendly screen out of this mess???
>>
>>  Thanks
>>
>>  JJ
>>
>>
>>  Make desktop fonts/icons bigger by right clicking on the desktop,
>> choosing Desktop Settings, go into the 'Icons' tab and adjust the size. To
>> change fonts of other things, go into Main Menu>Settings>Settings
>> Manager>Appearance, and change font settings under the 'Fonts' tab. The
>> 'Window Manger' settings dialog in the xfce settings manager can be used to
>> set window title fonts.
>>
>> Joshua
>>
>>
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