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Re: a short cut on desktop on gnome3

On Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:18:37 -0500, doug wrote:

> On 12/02/2011 01:28 PM, Brian Flaherty wrote:
>> On 12/02/2011 03:03 AM, abdelkader belahcene wrote:
>>> *Hi,
>>> I am trying to be familiar with gnome 3,
>>> So I installing from debian testing the gnome 3,
>>> It seems good, but sometimes I am lost, for example, I want to put a
>>> file on the Desktop, like drag it from the usb to the screen!! as
>>> usual,
>>> it didn't work !!!
>>> another case I used to add button on the bar just by clicking on the
>>> topbar menu to add it, the right click is not working ??!!
>>> How to enable it?? is it possible??
>>> thanks for help*
>> My understanding is that by default, GNOME 3 desktop does not
>> correspond to a directory as in previous GNOME and Mac (for example).
>> But there's an option in gnome-tweak-tool to tell the file manager
>> (nautilus, I assume) to manage the desktop. I haven't tried it, but it
>> sounds like it should do what you want.
> If  you can't put icons on your desktop, what good is the desktop?  You
> might as well have DOS!

I don't have icons on my desktop, but that is through choice.

$ cd Desktop
$ ls -A

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