Hide the Desktop icons in Gnome for a clutter free Ubuntu

Quick tip … want to hide all the icons cluttering up your Gnome Desktop ? Run gconf-editor (Alt-F2, type gconf-editor, Press “Run”) and navigate the tree to find /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop. Set the value to false (uncheck the checkbox), and your Desktop icons should disappear. You can still access any files on the Desktop using the file […]