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Old 08-21-2007, 11:04 PM   #1
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Thumbs up desktop icon vanished


Hello friends,
Last week i had a problem with my desktop that some icons were missing in desktop.But it din't disturb my application so i continue with work.But today morning i found my desktop as empty.I saw none of my wallpaper nor icons in my desktop.
My suspician is it may be due to the corruption of desktop supportive files.I am newlearner of linux.Please guide me to roll back my desktop as normal.
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-21-2007, 11:20 PM   #2
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Hello,
I forgot to say onething i am using RHEL4 and while login as user(or other than root) i am getting all my icons in desktop and it look normal.
Confused with this please need help do correct that in time.
Thanks.
 
Old 08-22-2007, 02:49 AM   #3
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why would you ever login as root?
 
Old 08-22-2007, 05:31 AM   #4
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Hi,
Thanks for your suggestion AceofSpades19.But i need a solution to get back my desktop as healthy.Now i can't login to my desktop also as root.I get my desktop normal and can access desktop icon as user.The problem is only with root access.Please help.
 
Old 08-22-2007, 02:22 PM   #5
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you shouldn't login on to x as root it is a very bad security risk
 
  


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