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Ubuntu 18.04 - GNOME - Desktop icon conflict


On Mon, 2018-05-14 at 14:51 +0200, Liam Proven wrote:
> On Mon, 14 May 2018 at 14:41, Ian Bruntlett <ian.bruntlett at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> That is what I often do. As it is the first time I've noticed it
> onUbuntu, I thought I'd mention it.
> Fair enough!
> Sadly, desktop icons is a piece of functionality that is being
> removed fromGNOME. It's already gone from the upstream version;
> Ubuntu intentionallyincludes an older version of Nautilus in order to
> retain support for theLTS.

It's gone by default. There is an option (via Tweaks) to turn it on

Personally, I prefer the Dash-to-Dock Gnome plugin as with so many
windows on my screens I can't see the desktop anyway!

Tony Arnold MBCS, CITP | Senior IT Security Analyst | Directorate of IT Services | Desk 51, Office 2, Kilburn Building | The University of Manchester | Manchester M13 9PL | T: +44 161 275 6093 | M: +44 773 330 0039

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