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Old 04-18-2002, 12:10 PM   #1
BojanX
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Unhappy nothing on desktop ???


Hi all!
I have this trouble. I am runing Mandrake 8.1 and when i loged on my computer today there are no more icons on my desktop. It is bland. I can't see even the background walper. What could be the problem ?

thank you BojanX
 
Old 04-18-2002, 12:59 PM   #2
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When was it last working? What happened right before you changed it? Are you using KDE or GNOME? Are you getting any other error messages? Can you get into the desktop congifurator?
 
Old 04-18-2002, 02:05 PM   #3
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When was it last working? What happened right before you changed it? Are you using KDE or GNOME? Are you getting any other error messages? Can you get into the desktop congifurator?
also did your computer suffer a power loss while in linux, because that happend to me when my pc shut down during a compile it killed everything i couldnt even log into the command line
 
Old 04-19-2002, 04:02 AM   #4
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I am using KDE and i did a clean shutdown. What went wrong right before this hapened ? I don't remember or at least i didn't noticed anything. Only thing i noticed was that Netscape comunicator frozen .
Hope that helped ... Any other idea on what could i check ?
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