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Old 04-14-2006, 01:05 PM   #1
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xfce4.2.2 - lost desktop wallpaper


I cannot replicate any error, because I frankly don't know what I did. However, I have lost my desktop/wallpaper/background image from xfce4.2.2 I have gone through my dot files looking for .xfce4* something, but have not been able to locate anything. However, it seems to recall other settings (such as icons and preferences) but I don't know where it is storing that info. Also, I have lost the ability to right click on the desktop and get access to the KDE menus, even though that option is ticked in the settings panel.

Any ideas what I can do to fix?
 
Old 04-14-2006, 01:16 PM   #2
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I cannot replicate any error, because I frankly don't know what I did. However, I have lost my desktop/wallpaper/background image from xfce4.2.2 I have gone through my dot files looking for .xfce4* something, but have not been able to locate anything. However, it seems to recall other settings (such as icons and preferences) but I don't know where it is storing that info. Also, I have lost the ability to right click on the desktop and get access to the KDE menus, even though that option is ticked in the settings panel.

Any ideas what I can do to fix?
hehe to get it back is a mouse job :-)
 
Old 04-14-2006, 01:21 PM   #3
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Very funny!!!

but seriously folks ...
 
Old 04-16-2006, 04:00 AM   #4
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This is now fixed ... took me a while, but eventually found that the wallpaper I was linking to didn't exist, hence the segfault. Oh well - got a nice new installation for all of my troubles, which was something that I was meaning to do someday in any event.

Live & learn.
 
Old 04-16-2006, 04:57 AM   #5
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I have gone through my dot files looking for .xfce4* something, but have not been able to locate anything.
~/.config/xfce4 is imho what you are searching for.

Greetings,

Seppel
 
  


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