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Old 09-09-2005, 06:00 PM   #1
Brian031168
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Using XFCE - Desktop stopped responding


Hi, got a problem. I have been using XFCE for 2 weeks with no problems, everything working nicely, set up the desktop with a nice wallpaper, menu set and working with everything. Yesterday I opened up Nautilus to manage some files (dont really like the XFCE file manager) everything seemed ok until I switched my system back on Today, XFCE loads up fine but my wallpaper has gone and changed to a blank dark screen and nothing happens when I right click on the desktop ie no menu. When I start Desktop Settings from the menu on the panel it starts up fine but when I try to set the wallpaper nothing happens. Everything else seems to be fine, taskbar, panel and all apps, just this problem with the desktop.

Can anyone help me?
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Old 09-09-2005, 06:17 PM   #2
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First question: which files were you managing?
 
Old 09-09-2005, 06:21 PM   #3
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have you deleted the wallpaper,
 
Old 09-09-2005, 06:32 PM   #4
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Check your config files in the Home directory.
 
Old 09-09-2005, 06:39 PM   #5
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try removing ~/.cache
 
Old 09-09-2005, 06:48 PM   #6
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Open up the System Monitor and kill Nautilus.

Then using gconf-editor , edit Nautilus so it does not manage the desktop.

You might want to restart xfdesktop also.

If you do not like the Xfce filemanager you might want to take a look at Rox.
 
Old 09-09-2005, 06:56 PM   #7
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Thank you everyone for your response, I restarted xfdesktop and now everything is back to normal, for some reason xfdesktop was started when xfce is started.

Thanks

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