[xubuntu-users] See desktop Icons with File Type

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Sat Feb 20 10:00:07 UTC 2016

On Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:48:54 -0700
Lee Gold <leegold at operamail.com> wrote:

>  Using 14.04. The desktop icons show the document content instead of
> the file type. So in a small desktop icon I see a white launcher/icon
> for a PDF document with tiny back specs - not what I want. I want to
> see the PDF logo. This was in the past the standard way I'd see
> desktop items and much prefer it. Searching through the settings but
> can't find how to revert? Thanks

I would guess Settings -> Desktop -> Icons -> Show thumbnails needs to
be disabled. This is on 15.10, I can't check if the same option was
present in 14.04 since I don't have it installed.


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