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Old 03-27-2005, 09:10 PM   #1
baltho
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Thumbs up New Launcher in Gnome doesn't appear on the desktop


Not an error - just a work-around I found and thought I'd share.

I'm using Fedora Core 3 with Gnome 2.8, and found that when I created a new launcher on my desktop, it wouldn't actually appear until I logged out and back in.

After some fiddling about, I then discovered that left-clicking on an empty spot on the desktop and pressing Ctrl-R on the keyboard reveals it in all its splendour!!

Hope this helps someone, its amazing how the little things can be the most annoying...
 
Old 03-27-2005, 09:20 PM   #2
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What's CTRL+R do? I mean whats it SUPPOSED to do
 
Old 03-28-2005, 09:46 PM   #3
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It's the standard Mozilla/Firefox/Nautilus "refresh" button. Reloads the window that's listening to the keyboard - in this case the desktop.
 
  


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