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From: Philippe Coulonges <cphil@×××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting rid of nautilus
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 07:15:09
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting rid of nautilus by "John D. Robinson"
1 Le Mon, 13 Oct 2003 19:30:31 -0500
2 "John D. Robinson" <strider@××××××.net> écrivait :
4 > I'm not sure I can answer your question exactly; I'd venture to say
5 > that you probably can be rid of Nautilus entirely. But achieving the
6 > UI result you're looking for at least is simple; Gconf can turn off
7 > the background icons. In gconf-editor, browse to
8 > /apps/nautilus/preferences/X, where X is 'desktop_is_home_dir' and
9 > 'show_desktop'. Un-set those items, and the background will disappear.
10 >
11 I use a slightly different method.
12 I change the type in gnome-session to trash, then I destroy nautilus and
13 save my session.
15 > Without that necessity, at least on my system, Nautilus never loads
16 > unless you order it to explicitly.
18 It doesn't load, but I still have to compile frequently a big program I
19 don't use. And as I can see my machine ain't broke without it, I would
20 like to know what exactly cause the dependence.
22 <TROLL>Maybe there's some good in the Debian "suggested" package type of
23 dependencies.</TROLL>
25 CU
27 --
28 A novice was trying to fix a broken lisp machine by turning the
29 power off and on. Knight, seeing what the student was doing spoke
30 sternly,
31 "You cannot fix a machine by just power-cycling it with no understanding
32 of what is going wrong." Knight turned the machine off and on. The
33 machine worked.
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting rid of nautilus Spider <spider@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting rid of nautilus Thomas de Grenier de Latour <degrenier@×××××××××××.fr>