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Old 04-28-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
deathalele
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Desktop background loads then fades out, Zenwalk 6.2, XFCE


Hi the Desktop background image, icons all load when i log in then fade out leaving me with a plain background, no image, no desktop icons and none of the keyboard shortcuts work,

Any ideas?

thanks in advance
 
Old 04-28-2010, 11:44 PM   #2
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Barring the obvious of checking the desktop settings in the settings manager to make sure there is nothing weird there, I would check running processes to see that xfdesktop is running and doesn't quit. (Or right click on the desktop. If I recall, xfdesktop has to be running to get a right click menu.)

If you are running compiz, or another window/desktop manager, it could be interfering. Make sure xfwm is running correctly.
 
Old 04-29-2010, 11:04 AM   #3
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I noticed that my hard disk was 100% full so i deleted some stuff, rebooted and it all looks back to normal
 
  


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