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GNOME 3.30 Brings Back Desktop Icons with Nautilus Integration, Wayland Support

Aug 24, 2018, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

Earlier this year, the GNOME devs decided to remove the ability of the Nautilus (Files) file manager to handle desktop icons, stating with the GNOME 3.28 release, promising to bring it back as soon as possible through a new implementation in the form of a GNOME Shell extension. As expected, users were skeptical about the new implementation if it will offer them the same level of convenience that the previous method provided via the Nautilus file manager. We said it before and we'll say it again, desktop icons are he to stay for many years and they are not going to disappear.

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