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How get desktop icons (SOLVED)
« on: March 28, 2019, 03:02:15 pm »
On other Distros/DE's I've used, there is usually a shortcut to home, trash, mounted drives, etc. on the desktop. I dont see this on mine. Maybe there is a way to enable this, but I couldn't find it.
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Re: How get desktop icons
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2019, 04:23:07 pm »
Fire up "dconf Editor" by navigating to:-

Menu > System > dconf Editor

Then in dconf Editor, navigate to org > nemo > desktop

Then toggle ON/OFF any of:-

computer-icon-visible
home-icon-visible
network-icon-visible
trash-icon-visible
volumes-visible




Or from the command line....

Computer icon ON
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop computer-icon-visible true
Computer icon OFF
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop computer-icon-visible false

Home folder icon ON
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop home-icon-visible true
Home folder icon OFF
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop home-icon-visible false

Network icon ON
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop network-icon-visible true
Network icon OFF
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop network-icon-visible false

Trash icon ON
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop trash-icon-visible true
Trash icon OFF
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop trash-icon-visible false

Show icons for mounted volumes ON
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop volumes-visible true
Show icons for mounted volumes OFF
Code: [Select]
gsettings set org.nemo.desktop volumes-visible false
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Re: How get desktop icons (SOLVED)
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2019, 04:26:55 pm »
Perfect. Thanks.

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Re: How get desktop icons
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2019, 04:29:14 pm »
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