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Old 12-13-2010, 09:50 AM   #1
mesmar
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problem with desktop icons


hi all
i have ubuntu 10.4
i have the following problem:
the desktop icons disappears
and the menu when i use the mous right click too
also, when i try to open any folder i get the following message:
Quote:
Could not open location 'file:///home/username'
Failed to execute child process "kfmclient" (No such file or directory)
thnx for any help before reinstalling the os
 
Old 12-13-2010, 08:20 PM   #2
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Are you running Ubuntu or Kubuntu? kfmclient seems to the a KDE/Konqueror thing.

I suspect you can deal with this without reinstalling the entire system, but we need a little more information about your setup.

Shot in the dark: Run Synaptic and check whether it reports an broken packages in the status line at the bottom of the Synaptic window.
 
Old 12-14-2010, 07:11 AM   #3
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i am using ubuntu and gnome as desktop environment
any help
 
  


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