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Unlock desktop icons

Postby flue on Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:38 am

I have moved from Ubuntu to Mint Maya Xfce got almost every thing working great.
The problem is a small one, I want to have the trashbin icon down in the right corner
but when I drag it to down to the right it goes back, some kind of grid or auto arange
is blocking me, so how do I turn this grid off?

Best Regards and merry christmas from Henrik
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Re: Unlock desktop icons

Postby ashbekah on Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:22 pm

If you right click on the desktop there should be an option to 'keep aligned." Uncheck this if you wish to be able to put them anywhere.
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Re: Unlock desktop icons

Postby ander111 on Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:40 pm

I'd like to unlock my icons too, but my desktop's context menu doesn't have that command you mentioned. It has only these, in the relevant section:

Arrange Desktop Icons <--[auto-arranges them on click]

Desktop Settings... <--[opens dialog box w/no lock/unlock options]

Properties... <--[ " " ]

Is there another way to do it, or a way to add that command?
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