How do I remove the "new activity" item from the desktop? [OT]

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Wed Jun 1 13:43:09 BST 2011

On 2011/06/01 02:29 (GMT-0700) John Woodhouse composed:

> The important aspects are the edid disables. Also the 2 power save over rides if
> like me you want your monitor to remain on what ever. I use the power switch. I
> also wish there was a desktop switch to enable and disable system power save
> modes at will. As things stand I have to install noacpi or it drives me up the
> wall.

'Option "DPMS" "off"' isn't good enough for you?

> One other aspect is that xorg.conf can disappear and be replaced by separate
> files in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ . No signs of this happening but it would appear
> that it's just a case of moving the xorg.conf sections into individual files. A
> meaningless change really as is often the case.

Maybe is what you're 
thinking of? Individual files was implemented to facilitate minor 
customizations that are difficult for individual users to figure out how to 
make in xorg.conf, which requires a certain system of serverlayout, 
identifiers, screen(s) & device(s) to get to actually work. Using the 
separate files one can implement as little as one line to implement desired 
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)

  Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!

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