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How to Hide Desktop Icons in Ubuntu

Jun 22, 2010, 04:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jun Auza)

"If you are new to Linux and are using Ubuntu, you may find it frustrating that there's no instant option to easily hide/show desktop icons just like in Windows. But there's no need to worry as there are several ways to minimize or eliminate your desktop clutter and hide some or even all the icons from your Ubuntu desktop.

"Hiding home, computer, network, drives, and trash desktop icons:

"To hide the home, computer, network, drives, and trash icons, simply open Configuration Editor by pressing Alt-F2, type gconf-editor, and run it."

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