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Hi, I am running Mandrake 9.1 using KDE. Icons on the desktop (home, floppy, etc.) are hidden. How can I show them? Thanks, ldeamon...
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    Show desktop icons


    Hi,
    I am running Mandrake 9.1 using KDE. Icons on the desktop (home, floppy, etc.) are hidden. How can I show them?

    Thanks,

    ldeamon

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    Goto Control Center, click on Desktop and select Behavior. Under Misc Options check 'Enable icons on desktop'.

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    Is it possible to hide only a specific icon (ie: the floppy)? I never use that damn thing.

    Another thing I would like to see is if I stick a cd into the drive is there a way to make it update the information instead of having 'CD-Rom' displayed it'll say for instance 'My Music' or something like that?

    voth

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    That kind of thing would require a seperate program running as a daemon, would it not? I pretty sure you can get cd automounters, however those only work for ISO file systems, not audio cds. I dont use mandrake, so i cant say for sure.

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    kde does allow for individual selection of icons of devices on desktop. Least it does on mine.
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    As far as getting rid of the floppy icon, just select it and hit delete and it's gone.
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