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Nemo launches a desktop window (linux Mint 16 -- Cinnamon)

asked 2013-12-19 02:19:20 +0000

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I have been testing i3 in a VM. Previously, I was using Ubuntu, but I've been gravitating towards Mint. (I dont always use i3, and I like Cinnamon better than Gnome/Unity).

The problem I'm having is similar to this: (search "rid nautilus desktop window" on this site: sorry, not enough karma to post links...) when I launch Nemo (instead of nautilus), there is also a desktop window spawned. The proposed fix for the gnome desktop worked for me.

I'm wondering, does anyone know what I might do with Cinnamon? I have tried: gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false but it did not work. I'm afraid i just do not know nearly enough about Cinnamon's package structure or the commands one can send to it to know what to do.

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answered 2014-01-05 21:10:29 +0000

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Run nemo with:

nemo --no-desktop
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answered 2013-12-19 02:41:06 +0000

drak3 gravatar image

solved my own problem. the command to run is: gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons false

good old google and arch wiki to the rescue.

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answered 2014-01-02 16:47:01 +0000

I'm having a similar problem with Mint 15 Mate, but I could not find a key 'show-desktop-icons'...

Does anyone have an idea about how to solve it to Mint 15 Mate?

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