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Old 11-03-2007, 05:38 PM   #1
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No icons on gnome desktop


I'm in gnome and I don't have any icons on my desktop and when I right click, there is no menu. When I try to drag and drop icons from the taskbar to the desktop nothing happens. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?
 
Old 11-03-2007, 11:19 PM   #2
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I'm in gnome and I don't have any icons on my desktop and when I right click, there is no menu. When I try to drag and drop icons from the taskbar to the desktop nothing happens. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?
It sounds to me like either the panel or the "settings daemon" (gconfd) has taken a powder. It happens.

I would try and see which it was and restart it. If that didn't work I would kill the X server and "startx" again (I would probably also clean out /tmp).

I'm assuming that everything worked at some point but stopped. Right?

Hope that helps,

Larry
 
  


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