Tips & Tricks with TLDC¶
Unwanted icons on the desktop with KDE¶
At first login for each user, KDE copies files from
/usr/share/apps/kdesktop/DesktopLinks to the
directory of the user. This means that if there is a
DesktopLinks and you add a
Home Icon via TLDC, there
will be two
Remove the contents of
solve the problem, and let TLDC be the sole provider of icons on the
If your KDE is based somewhere else than under
DesktopLinks directory will be situated elesewhere. For
example, on SuSE, KDE is based at
Home Icon not working in KDE¶
This is a case of the problem above where file associations are not working. Create an application group that includes the Konqueror (“kde-kfmclient_dir”) application in a hidden menu, and make sure this application group is added for all relevant users, and the home icon will work again.
A menu named Hidden Menu is created by the application group Hidden which is by default activated for the Profile kde. This menu contains kde-kcmclient_dir to make sure the home icon is working. Make sure this application group is activated for all users with a desktop based on KDE.