Trash in OpenSUSE 11.2 Gnome

How do you delete the trash icon on the Gnome desktop? I have moved it to the panel by the clock but I want to get rid of the original desktop icon. Any ideas?

Use gconf-editor to disable the desktop view, it’s under
apps/nautilus/desktop trash_icon_visible.

Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
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Thanks so much!