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I have a 10.10 installation. /etc/fstab mounts a partition to ~/Desktop and my desktop icons work fine. However mounted volume icon always appears on Desktop. Altough I have unchecked volumes_visible option in gconf-editor, still icon is shown. Is there a change in 10.10 ?

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Sorry, my mistake; I was running gconf-editor as su, so it was changing root's configuration. – paul simmons Feb 22 '11 at 18:10
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run >> gconf-editor

  1. goto apps->nautilus->desktop
  2. Uncheck the option: "volume visible"

and after that all the mounted volumes will removed from your desktop.

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hi, as i mentioned already tried that :( – paul simmons Feb 21 '11 at 13:42
It works here in 11.04 alpha2 just checked – robin0800 Feb 21 '11 at 17:56
Hi Paul,I am 110% sure It will work any version of the ubuntu. Pls just check if you are following the steps properly. – Abhijeet Feb 24 '11 at 15:02

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