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Old 11-25-2003, 07:41 PM   #1
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Mandrake KDE desktop icons non-functional

I just installed Mandrake 9.2. The "Home" "Floppy" and "CD-Rom" and "Trash" desktop icons are all non-functional.

"Home" does nothing at all. Double-clicking "Floppy," "CD-Rom," or "Trash" presents the "Open with..." dialog box. I selected Nautilus from the open-with list, which is the only file utility listed. Didn't work. Not sure what to do now.

I also see a bunch of warnings when I log out, like this one:

"Warning: Symbol map for <lCTL> redefined. Using last definition for conflicting fields. Errors from xkbcompu are not fatal to the X server."


<edit> I also installed all the security and bug fix updates. I see another user had a similar problem. What's the best way to recover from this?</edit>

Last edited by Leeb; 11-25-2003 at 08:48 PM.
Old 11-25-2003, 11:56 PM   #2
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"update-menus -v" seemed to help fix this problem. Anyone else?
Old 11-26-2003, 07:32 AM   #3
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Yes, I had that exact problem when I used Mandrake, along with many other annoyances. It seemed to work fine after I chose "update menu" or something like that from Mandrake's menu editor...


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