Say you want to write a small shell script that locks up your GNOME desktop at specific intervals. What command would you use?In this case, your best bet would be gnome-screensaver-command —lock This has the same effect as you pushing the Lock Screen button in GNOME. You can forge a small shellscript and use this… Read More »
To hide the icons that show up on the Gnome desktop, launch gconf-editor and go to apps > nautilus > preferences. Uncheck the box at the right of show_desktop and close gconf-editor.
You can do this by installing AllTray. Once you start the software, a window will pop up asking you to click on the application window you wish to minimize.
If by chance your GNOME files are displaying thumbnails that you know aren’t part of the video file or picture they’re supposed to represent, or if Nautilus is showing both thumbnails and icons for the same type of file, you might solve the problem by deleting the /home/username/.thumbnails directory and letting GNOME recreate it at… Read More »