On Fri, 2023-03-03 at 10:18 -0800, Coburn Ingram wrote:
> I found it, but I'm not telling you where, because I'm afraid that
> you'll delete it, too.


my first guess is dconf.

$ gsettings list-recursively | grep gnome | grep icons
org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false

The dconf secret seems to be the first hit of my first dconf check.
If so, it took me just less than 10 seconds to run
$ gsettings --help
$ gsettings list-recursively | grep gnome | grep icons

However, while some GTK4 apps still might be tolerable, probably all
apps will become unusable for serious usage after the migration to

I'm not a GNOME user at all, but I'm using openbox and a lot of GTK
apps. I already dropped countless GTK apps, because GTK developers run
berserk. In my opinion, the move away from the mailing lists to GNOME
Discourse, a forum suffering from gamification, is a clear statement.
The developers train the users to be stupid little circus monkeys.


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