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Old 12-09-2006, 08:58 PM   #1
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If your desktop icons disappear, try this


(My distro is Ubuntu)
My desktop icons suddenly disappeared one day (and I don't think I did anything that would cause this problem) but anyways I did this and it solved the problem:

Go to System -> Configuration Editor (if you don't have this you can install it first)
Then apps --> nautilus --> preferences

Make sure "show_desktop" is checked. If it's checked then double click on it and hit ok. This fixed my problem. It's strange though that even if it's checked it still doesn't show the desktop and you have to reclick it.
 
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Old 12-10-2006, 03:13 AM   #2
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not really suitable for posting as a thread in it's own right - did you mean to reply to some existing thread? and also totally Gnome2 specific, but useful information to some.
 
Old 08-02-2009, 11:55 PM   #3
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@wedgieflimsy - cool idea. I tried that. Thanks!

@acid_kewpie - loosen up.
 
Old 08-03-2009, 02:29 AM   #4
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Please don't drag up dead threads.
 
Old 08-03-2009, 02:11 PM   #5
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I repeat my earlier comment.

I replied in the thread because I had just this issue last night. I used the solution posted by wedgie and it did help.

Nothing dead about this thread.

Oh, and you don't look good trying to be a netkkop.
 
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Old 11-29-2010, 02:24 AM   #6
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I too found this post useful.. Fixed part of my problem.. Thanks to old thread solutions that can still be relevant from time to time.. Yet another good reason to love the Net.. <: -) Great work on this site...

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Old 11-29-2010, 03:32 AM   #7
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I too found this post useful.. Fixed part of my problem.. Thanks to old thread solutions that can still be relevant from time to time.. Yet another good reason to love the Net.. <: -) Great work on this site...

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Naturally it's great that a thread heklped you, but that doesn't relate to the need to reply to it...
 
Old 11-29-2010, 08:38 AM   #8
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This thread will remain useful, but closed. It is 4 years old so it is preferable to raise a new thread. If it is helpful, click "Yes" beneath the solution.
 
  


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