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Old 01-20-2011, 02:49 AM   #1
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Unhappy My desktop icons got disappered and right click does not work in Linux


Hi,

I am using Red Hat EL 4. I am facing a bizzare issue.
Just like that I rebooted my PC. When it booted up, I am not able to see my icons in desktop and also right click does not work.

Thanks....
 
Old 01-20-2011, 03:44 AM   #2
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Did you get this message upon startup?
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Old 01-21-2011, 02:31 AM   #3
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Thnanks for the reply...

Right, I remember I got this same kind of error..
But I can see my panels. Only the desktop icons are missing.. and right click does not work.

Thanks..
 
Old 01-21-2011, 02:43 AM   #4
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All I've seen is it's a bug haven't found out exactly hiw to fix because it's just an os that I put in Virtual Box.
 
Old 01-21-2011, 03:20 AM   #5
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Hi,
check whether show desktop option is unticked on nautils preferences.

take a terminal enter gconf-editor apps->->nautilus->preference-show desktop
 
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Configuration editor.
You have to go to main menu and show Configuration editor.
Open Configuration editor
got /apps/nautilus/desktop click on show desktop,trash etc.
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Old 01-21-2011, 03:32 AM   #7
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Hey thanks appilu you were right on.
I also had found this one just before and did task just before seeing your response
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1468771
 
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It's fixed. Thank you I appreciate the help. The issue was apparently gnome defaulted my monitor setup to have two monitors. I selected mirror image in both monitors and saved it and now everything is fine. Don't understand why it was setup for two monitors since i only have one. But the problem is fixed. Alt-F2, ran gnome-control-center and switched the settings under monitors. Thanks again.
 
  


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