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  1. #1

    how to remove icon from desktop?

    I have search around inside my system or google around outside to find right one, but I can't... I might overlook the instruction...

    I am using Gnome 2.12 and I can't remove floppy icon on my desktop! this one is stubborn!! Hope anyone have experience with difficult or simple repair??


  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    I don't use Gnome so can't say for sure, but here's another thread on it so maybe one of these solutions will work for you:

  3. #3
    Hi... Sorry, I didn't get back to you sooner... I click the link to HP?? I am not sure if that is any relate??

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  5. #4
    Unmount the floppy drive as root. That's all you have to do.
    Windows free since 2002 | computing since 1984

  6. #5
    Thanks... Mind my asking how to type in unmount floppy? I am still fair with type in root.. Su then password as root, then ??? for unmount??


  7. #6
    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    If your device is mounted at /mnt/floppy, just run
    sudo umount /mnt/floppy

  8. #7
    Sorry for not reply quick.... as I was on vacaction... Now, I am glad to get fixed it quick with still happy face from vacation!

  9. #8
    FYI, I found there is also another way to remove icon:

    Just though to share...

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