Ubuntu – How to remove Home Folder icon from desktop in Ubuntu 20.04


When I start Ubuntu I had my "home/user" in my Desktop.

test is my User.

home folder on desktop

home folder open in file manager

How do I make the folder not be on the desktop?

Best Answer

  • Open the terminal and type the following command:

    gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.desktop-icons show-home false

    After you do this, the home folder icon should disappear from your desktop.