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I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and do not want nautilus to start running at all. There used to be a way to kill it via gconf-editor. Does anyone have the secret recipe?


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possible duplicate of How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity – jokerdino Feb 25 '12 at 17:36

You need to install gnome-tweak-tool Install acetoneiso and then, under Desktop, you can disable "Have file manager handle the desktop".

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