How to add the Trash Can Icon to your Ubuntu Desktop
How to add the Trash Can Icon to your Ubuntu Desktop? Ubuntu has the ability for you to add the Trash Can to you’re Desktop.
Press the Alt+F2 keys together to open the Run Application window.
In the text field type in gconf-editor and hit the Run button.
Locate/browse to the following location apps->nautilus->desktop
Check the trash_icon_visible checkbox. And the Trash Can will appear on yourDesktop. You can change the Trash Icon name if you need to or like to by changing the value for trash_icon_name.
NOTE: This has been tested with Ubuntu 9.04