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    Quote Originally Posted by Grim Reaper View Post
    my main things in neon are hiding desktop icons,
    Create a folder somewhere and leave it empty,

    Right click the desktop and click Configure Desktop

    Click the Location tab and specify your empty folder (no icons will be on the desktop)

    If you're asking about toggling showing the desktop icons on or off I'm not sure how that could be done

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    creating links / shortcuts that don't break(i've dragged things to a shortcuts folder and chose link here, renamed, clicked and ran fine, then after a few uses clicking the item opens a text editor instead of the item the shortcut is linked to),
    The most powerful shortcuts will be created using the terminal, I tried

    ln -s /home/neon/Desktop/index.jpg /home/neon/Pictures/

    where the first address is the location and file you want to copy and the second address is where you want to copy it to

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    and lastly getting the browser and email client to remember how i had it sized when i click to them smaller to be able to view something else.
    I'm not able to reproduce it, if I minimize firefox it saves the window size, and same thing if I close it.

    Hope this helps
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    i wonder if the last one is monitor specific since i have a ultra wide at 2560 x 1080. wouldn't be the first time i've seen something quirky in linux you would think would work the same as in windows. anyway that said i will try the top two and see what i get. thanks for help shem, much appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grim Reaper View Post
    i wonder if the last one is monitor specific since i have a ultra wide at 2560 x 1080. wouldn't be the first time i've seen something quirky in linux you would think would work the same as in windows. anyway that said i will try the top two and see what i get. thanks for help shem, much appreciated.
    It could be the window manager too. I ran

    sudo apt-get install openbox obconf

    and then

    openbox --replace

    obconf can be used to change the theme
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    o.k.after too many long winded replies to in the kde neon forum, replies that were 250 or more words in length to explain something that coud be explained in less than 50 words i said enough. i decided to run mint cinnamon 19 live and found a lot of the issues that exist in neon do not in mint. been up and running on the entire drive with out any real issues. was wonder if you linux themes and icon packs can be used in mint.
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