How to add the Trash Can Icon to your Ubuntu Desktop

How to add the Trash Can Icon to your Ubuntu DesktopUbuntu has the ability for you to add the Trash Can to you’re Desktop.

STEP 1

Press the Alt+F2 keys together to open the Run Application window.

STEP 2

In the text field type in gconf-editor and hit the Run button.

Run Application

 

STEP 3

Locate/browse to the following location apps->nautilus->desktop

Configuration Editor

STEP 4

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.

Trash Can

NOTE: This has been tested with Ubuntu 9.04

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