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How To Prevent Mounted Volumes From Automatically Showing Up On The Gnome Desktop

This document (3550765) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

Novell SUSE Linux SLE 10
Gnome Desktop

Situation

When placing CD, DVD, or floppy disks in the server or desktop an icon is created on the desktop for the media being automounted.

Resolution

To prevent this do the following:
  1. Press ALT F2
  2. gconf-editor
  3. Choose APPS > NAUTILUS > DESKTOP
  4. Uncheck VOLUMES_VISIBLE

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:3550765
  • Creation Date:04-JUN-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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