Tag Archives: GNOME

Know when someone accesses your files in GNOME

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 »

GNOME thumbnails garbled in Nautilus? Fix them.

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 »