Ubuntu Changing Default Icon locations on Desktop

Is it possible to change the location where Breezy puts new icons on the desktop? I happen to have my gdesklets RSS feed sitting right on top of the spot. I don't like have to constantly move it whenever I download something to my desktop or mount a new drive.

~Andrew S.

Ubuntu changing default Icon

I've installed OpenOffice 3, and I want to use a different icon than the ones provided. Where are they located?For example, when I change the icons in the menu editor, Gnome-Do is still looking for the stock OOo3 images. ...

Ubuntu Changing default Icon 4 one file type?

HelloMy question and I hope it's a simple one, has to with changing the icon of a particular file.Depending in the Icon theme one chooses most of the system icons will change.All the Folder, OpenOffice, Txt, GZ, BZ2, and TAR (to name a few) Icons will change.Now lets say you want to just change or r ...

Ubuntu Changing default icon position

Hello. Is it possible to change the default position of the icons on the Gnome desktop? Specifically, I'd like to have my icons line up on the right-hand side of my screen by default. I know I can just drag them there, but then if I choose "Clean up by name" then they head back over to the ...

Ubuntu Changing default icon size

The default icons Ubuntu creates is just too big for my taste, is there a way to make the default icons smaller without resort to resize them one by one?MacPC ...

Ubuntu Help changing default icon

I can't seem to figure out how to change the logout/shutdown icon on the panel. I am using the icon set Faenza Elementary, but I don't like the logout/shutdown icon, because to me it doesn't match the rest of the icons on the panel. I want to use the logout/shutdown icon that's in the standard Faenz ...

Ubuntu changing default destination for setting images as desktop backgrounds

Hello, when I set images as desktop backgrounds, Firefox or Nautilus saves them in my home folder. Does anyone know how to change this to ~/pictures/backgrounds? ...

Icons : Changing part of ubuntu's default icon.

I know how to install icons but i do not want to do it that way because almost all of the icons pack out there are incomplete leaving some of my programs with no icons if i install it.Now i want to use ubuntu icon but i just want to change the icons of the folders only. Can anybody direct me to the ...

Ubuntu Changing mouse icon theme for applications using qt on a gnome desktop

I am using a Gnome desktop with a custom mouse icon theme (a left-hand DMZ white), but inside applications using qt libraries like kaffeine, the mouse icons revert to the default right-hand variant. I have qt-config installed, but there seems to be no option to choose a mouse icon theme. Where do I ...

Ubuntu USB default icon does not appear on desktop

Problem:I have a 4GB Transcend USB drive. Ubuntu is able to mount and detect this USB drive. Whenever I insert the USB drive, it shows the USB icon on my desktop. Last night, for some unknown reason, when I inserted the USB drive, it's no longer showing the default USB icon. It's showing a different ...

Ubuntu Changing default desktop volume control behavior

Currently the desktop volume control is controling the wrong slider in the Gnome sound mixer panel. Adjusting the default desktop sound using the hot keys (mine is controlled via remote) changes the mono master volume. However, the PCM volume control actually controls the system volume, so the deskt ...

Ubuntu Changing Default (read Boring!) Gnome Icon Set

HiMy experience using Breezy just keeps getting better - but the default icon set for nautilus folder icons is pretty boring.Is there an easy way to change nautilus icons with ones from gnome-looks.org?If I have missed an available customisation guide for this task please forgive me and point me in ...

Ubuntu Changing default desktop back to Gnome

Today I installed Xubuntu desktop on my normal Ubuntu, to see what it's like, and to have the option to run a more minimal desktop when I want.My only problem is that my login screen loads with the Xubuntu theme. This wouldn't be a problem except it makes it take significantly longer to boot into Ub ...

Ubuntu Changing default SAVE file manager

I like gnome-commander better than nautilus. So it's no problem opening gnome-commander and manipulating from there.I've tried to use gconf to set gnome-commander as my default file manger, but it doesn't seem to work ( desktop>gnome>applications>component_viewer and set it to "exec gn ...

Ubuntu Changing Default Screen Resolution

I seem to have a bit of an odd problem with screen resolution in X.I can set it to what I want without issues ( 1360x768 ), however when a program changes the mode for its own usage (say ZSNES), it changes it back to a different resolution than what it found it as ( 1024x768 ).Is there some sort of ...

Ubuntu Changing Default Empathy Sounds

I'm fairly new to this whole Linux/Ubuntu thing (I installed alongside Vista, yesterday), so thanks in advance for your patience with my n00bishness. :-PI'd like to change the default sounds in the Empathy Messenger, but for the life of me, I can't find where to do that.Any help at all would be appr ...

Ubuntu Changing default OS in dual boot

I'm dual booting Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows XP.After upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04, my preference for default boot up was changed from XP to Ubuntu. How can I make XP the default ? In the past I used Webmin to do this, but I guess the Webmin Grub module hasn't been updated to Grub 2.TIAjbarntt ...

Ubuntu Changing default menu item names (e.g Applications)

I'm wondering if it is possible to change/remove the three default words that appear in the top panel, i.e. Applications, Places, System.I'm on a netbook and am running regular Gnome Ubuntu 10.04. In addition, I'm running with Maximus and window picker, and I'd like to maximize my screen real estate ...

Ubuntu Changing Default Language

I just upgraded to 10.04 and now all my icons, menus, etc. are in Chinese! I had previously installed the Chinese language package, but left my default as English. Can anyone tell me how to change this back to English? If someone knows of a step-by-step video that I could follow, that would be great ...

Ubuntu changing default/login resolution on 10.04

my monitor doesnt support the default resolution/aspect ratio that ubuntu sets, and so pastes a large "input not support" block across the middle of my screen- thus the entire login block is coveredin 9.10 I entered the xorg.conf file and changed the screen modes to "1152x864" an ...

Ubuntu Removing mount icon from desktop

I have mounted a windows drive with my music on it to my home/john/music folder but it has put an icon on the desktop for the mounted 'Music' drive. I thought it only put drives mounted to /media/ on the desktop. Is there anyway to remove this without losing my other mounted drives and usb devices ( ...

Ubuntu Changing default boot partition

I am running UNR dual-boot (Win 7 Starter) on a Toshiba NB 205. Really liking the clean interface, especially that Firefox plays very nicely with Ubuntu in full screen mode, as compared with Windows.I would like to make the UNR partition the DEFAULT boot partition so that I don't have to babysit the ...

Ubuntu Changing Default OS boot, in GRUB

I have Windows XP installed, Windows 7 Installed, and Ubuntu 9.10 Installed. It automaticly boots to ubuntu right now witch is kind of annoying. I have tryed going to"sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst" in the terminal, but the file appears to be blank.How can this be done? ...

Ubuntu Changing default programs

I want to replace;Rhythmbox with BansheeTransmission with DelugeI have the programs installed but what i wish to learn is how do i get ubuntu to auto-load them as defaults with their associated files.eg torrents with delugemusic with bansheecan anybody help? ...

Ubuntu Changing Toolbar Icon Size (Nautilus)

How do I change the toolbar icon size in Nautilus? ...

Ubuntu Changing Default Volume name

I have two windows partition C: and D:. On ubuntu they appear as "157 GB Filesystem". I want to change that to either C: or D: accordingly. How can I do this ? ...

Ubuntu Mounted DVD icon on desktop

When I insert a DVD or CD, an icon linking to the disc appears on the desktop. Is there a way to change the location to where this icon appears, or remove the icon completely? Having it in Nautilus is more than enough.Edit: Finally found the solutions on Google. Didn't think of gconf-editor. ...

Ubuntu Changing default keyring pasword

When I first login and attempt to connect to my wireless network I'm prompted for a default keyring password by the network manger, how do I change this password and is there a way to login to the network automaticly without compromising security? ...

Ubuntu Remove mounted icon from desktop

guys, I have an iPod icon on my desktop from when my ipod was plugged in last week. I've disconnected the USB cable but the icon doesnt disappear. Right clicking doesn't offer an option to remove.I've also got another icon for a mounted hard drive that I recently bought. I dont need the icon on the ...

Ubuntu shut down icon on Desktop

how to put a shut down icon on the desktop( not the panel)?? ...