[kde-linux] home directory folders listed as desktop icons - unable to delete

Vinu Moses vinu at cmcvellore.ac.in
Mon May 19 06:24:50 UTC 2008

On Sunday 18 May 2008 10:16:24 am Beso wrote:
> 2008/5/18 Vinu Moses <vinu at cmcvellore.ac.in>:
> > All folders and files on my home directory appear as icons on the
> > desktop. If
> > I try to delete these icons from the desktop, they reappear at the next
> > session. Whenever I create a new folder or file in my home directory, it
> > immediately shows up on the desktop. Similarly, if I delete a file or
> > folder
> > from my home directory, it disappears from my desktop too.
> you've set your home folder as desktop directory. search for the option
> that sets the desktop folder and reset it to default, ie. /home/<your
> username>/Desktop

I did a quick search through my .kde configuration files before posting... but 
couldn't find the relevant entry. Was hoping someone on this list would have 
an answer.

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