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Re: Stretch with Gnome 3.22 : Icons on desktop

On 2018-03-02, Bernard <bdebreil@teaser.fr> wrote:
> Hi !
> Has anyone succeeded in displaying icons on the gnome 3.22 desktop ?  I 
> tried the 'gnome-tweak-tool', but the one that is available through the 
> Stretch repositories does not allow displaying any more icons than 
> 'home' and 'dustbin'. I read something saying that icon display will be 
> unavailable after gnome v. 3.28... but I am using 3.22 ! The above 
> document recommends using 'Nemo' instead of Nautilus if one wishes to 
> have icons on desktop. Other docs says one should use 'mate' instead of 
> gnome.
> May I ask if someone here has good or bad experience of gnome 3.22, and 
> what is the best way to get desktop icons: Nemo ?  Mate ?  Something else ?
> Thanks in advance for you advices
> Bernard

The options in the tweak tool control (a) whether desktop icons are
displayed at all and (b) if so, which icons are displayed by default.
You can create your own icons by drag-and-drop, copy-and-paste, or by
creating files in your ~/Desktop directory.



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