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Create an "Invisible" desktop shortcut in Ubuntu

Step 6: Place on Desktop

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This step can be tricky, just make sure you right-click the desktop and uncheck 'Keep Aligned', or you'll never get it to the right place. Move the icon around until it integrates seamlessly into the background image, then you're done! Obviously there's nothing to keep someone from finding this if they really wanted to, but it's hard to accidentally click something you didn't even know was there! Good luck, I know not many people can use this but I've found it valuable for launching a ssh proxy from work, something I don't really care to advertise.


sonicx0593 years ago
Thanks for the info! Going to start hiding a whole bunch of directories = )