[xubuntu-users] Extra desktop icons for drives on 12-10?

Knute Johnson ubuntu at knutejohnson.com
Thu Nov 22 22:38:29 UTC 2012

On 11/21/2012 11:48 AM, Elfy wrote:
> On 21/11/12 19:44, Andy Proctor wrote:
>> On 21/11/12 16:29, Knute Johnson wrote:
>>> Hi:
>>> I just upgraded to 12-10 and now I have two sets of icons on the
>>> desktop for some disk drives.  I have a second drive that holds a
>>> Windows OS, a USB hard drive and a USB jump drive that are showing
>>> two icons.  I can't drag them to the trash and I would like to clean
>>> up the desktop.  Any ideas?
>>> Thanks,
>> I'd be interested in any solution to this as I've just upgraded also
>> and see the same issue. I was using mint on my laptop and xubuntu on
>> my desktop, now xubuntu 12.10 on both. I think that 12.10 is a great
>> upgrade, very pleased overall.
>> Tks
> Not sure if the fixes have, or are even going to, move out of proposed
> But I enable proposed packages and have had updates for this now
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xfdesktop4/+bug/1072137
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/thunar/+bug/1039375
> Elfy

Thanks, that worked great!

Just in case anybody else wants to know how to do it, I enabled 
"proposed" updates in the "Settings" menu on the update-manager program. 
  Found the right update and installed it.  Then I disabled the proposed 
updates again.


Knute Johnson

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