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

Dale dalek1967 at bellsouth.net
Sun May 18 19:35:55 UTC 2008

Vinu Moses wrote:
> 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.
> --Vinu.
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Should be *something* like this:  Control Center > System Administration 
 > Paths.  Then set the Desktop directory to the correct path.

Hope that helps.


:-)  :-) 

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