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

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  • 04-Jun-2007
  • 27-Apr-2012

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

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