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how to remove my computer icon, home folder, and trash bin from desktop

In a previous version of Ubuntu, I used gconf-editor to add icons to the desktop, but now gconf looks confusing. How can I remove the My Computer, Home Folder, and Trash icons from my desktop?
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Change manually the icon of a nautilus place item

I've added some of my sftp to nautilus but there is no option to change the icon of the marker, since nautilis adds directly to the places section. I searched for a gconf config but didn't found. ...
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How do I hide a specific volume from the desktop, but keep all others?

I find the icons that show up when I plug a flash drive useful, as much as SD cards and devices. However, the icon to my Windows partition is useless. How can I hide it?