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Old 11-26-2008, 04:05 AM   #1
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Question Desktop icons are missing !!!


Hi

My desktop icons are missing all of a sudden automatically, they are not coming back even after the system restart !! For that i need to reinstall the entire OS. What is the problem could be ??

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Old 11-26-2008, 04:14 AM   #2
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Which OS and which Desktop Manager? Does the panel show up?
 
Old 11-26-2008, 04:20 AM   #3
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Same Problem for me

Its because of Nautilus, try reinstalling

Last edited by santhanamt; 11-26-2010 at 05:18 AM.
 
Old 11-26-2008, 04:39 AM   #4
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Did you delete the icons from your "Desktop" folder in your home?
 
Old 11-26-2008, 04:48 AM   #5
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No I have not delete any icons from the desktop folder!! they are disappearing automatically
 
Old 11-26-2008, 04:51 AM   #6
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You can always delete your .kde profile in home, log out, log back in and everything will be set back to default.

Any custom setting you had for the KDE environment will be lost and need to be re-configured.

No need to do a re-install of the OS, this isn't Windows.
 
Old 11-26-2008, 05:02 AM   #7
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You can always delete your .kde profile in home, log out, log back in and everything will be set back to default.

Any custom setting you had for the KDE environment will be lost and need to be re-configured.

No need to do a re-install of the OS, this isn't Windows.
How do you assume the OP runs KDE?

@entrencher, again... which OS and which Desktop Manager are you running on? Does the panel show up?
 
Old 11-26-2008, 05:37 AM   #8
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OS is RHEL5 and Desktop manager is GNOME. Panel is visible only and right click is not working !!!!
 
Old 11-26-2008, 05:40 AM   #9
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Try removing .gconfd/saved_state.
 
Old 11-26-2008, 06:25 AM   #10
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Is nautilus running?
Code:
ps -lfC nautilus
 
Old 11-26-2008, 11:12 AM   #11
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How do you assume the OP runs KDE?

@entrencher, again... which OS and which Desktop Manager are you running on? Does the panel show up?
My mistake, happens when your reading are reading 3 different threads @ once.....
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:23 AM   #12
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Hello guys

Actually Nautilus was not also working . I have tried removing the .gconfd/saved_state file. It worked. Now the have been solved. Thanks to jay73.

Thanks once again
 
Old 08-01-2010, 03:03 AM   #13
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Thumbs up One more solution

I found out the reason, I use YUM and while removing some other program, Nautilus got removed along with it.
 
Old 11-24-2010, 11:56 PM   #14
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Right the solution of this problem is :

run the following command :

yum install nautilus

N.B. Your yum repository must be configured.
 
  


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