Re: Still no desktop icons with gnome 2.2.0 and nautilus 220.127.116.11
Exactly one week later is still haven't got working icons on my desktop
and in preferences:/// etc.
They still take on the icon-theme I choose using Gnome Theme Manager,
and are displayed as xxx.desktop. When double-clicking them, a message
displays the default choice of options when double-clicking an
executable text-file. All other errors mentioned in this thread earlier
are resolved though.
For example: when viewing ~/.gnome-desktop/Prunllebak (dutch for Trash)
I've noticed that after creating a new user-account (with the default
language), the new user has the same problem. So it looks like some
Here are the installed versions:
ii gnome 23 a complete desktop environment and
ii gnome-desktop- 18.104.22.168-2 Common files for GNOME 2 desktop apps
ii gnome-pkgview 0.0.7-1 Display the version of your GNOME 2
ii gnome-utils 22.214.171.124-1 GNOME desktop utilities
ii libgnome-deskt 126.96.36.199-2 Utility library for loading .desktop
ii libnautilus2-2 2.2.1-1 Shared libraries that part of Nautilus
ii nautilus 2.2.1-1 File manager and graphical shell
ii nautilus-apoth 0.2-4 A CVS view for Nautilus
ii nautilus-data 2.2.1-1 Development files of Nautilus (GNOME2)
ii nautilus-gtkht 0.3.2-7 NautilusView component which embeds a
I would really like to know what could be causing the problem and/or how
to resolve this system-wide problem.
Ronald van Engelen
Op wo 12-02-2003, om 15:59 schreef Ronald van Engelen:
> Op wo 12-02-2003, om 12:23 schreef Johannes Rohr:
> > On Mit, Feb 12, 2003 at 12:15:03 +0100, Ronald van Engelen wrote:
> > > > > > > I still have any working desktop icons on gnome 2.2.0 and nautilus
> > > > > > > 188.8.131.52 from Debian unstable.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Do you have gnome-icon-theme installed?
> > > > >
> > > > > Yes:
> > > > > ii gnome-icon-theme 1.0.0-1
> > > >
> > > > and did you try to change the icon theme using gnome-theme-manager?
> > >
> > > Yes, see:
> > >
> > > > Tried editing gconf by hand, choosing other icon-themes,
> > ^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > What do you mean by that? using gconftool-2 or editing the actual
> > xml-files?
> Sorry, I meant by using gconftool-2 -s.
> > Sorry, maybe this was a stupid question.
> no it wasn't ;)
> > But here you did _not_ mention
> > using the gnome-theme-manager. What exactly happened when You tried to
> > do so?
> When I use the (great) gnome-theme-manager, everything works as
> expected, except for:
> - I get a number of popups with 'file not found' errors
> (xine|xscreensaver|network.xpm and gnome-hint|mozilla-mailnews.png)
> - the .desktop files on the desktop and in the preferences:/// stay
> unusable and get the default-document icon from the icon-theme I choose.
> > Which gconf-Keys did you edit?
> > The key is called /desktop/gnome/interface/icon_theme. Set it to
> > "Default" or "gnome", or did you try exactly that before?
> Exactly that. Currently is set to 'gnome'
> I probably should mention the fact that last week I manually removed ALL
> gnome and gtk related directories in /etc and /usr and ~/, then
> 'aptitude purge'd all gnome and gtk related packages and then
> reinstalled them all. I did this because at that time, not only the
> desktop icons didn't work, but all new gnome interface-related tools
> stopped working. Now everything works fine except for the problems
> mentioned above. I also should mention that after the reinstall of
> mentioned above, I installed the following gdm from cvs to get the
> graphical greeter to work:
> ii gdm 184.108.40.206-1
> As far as I can remember, I did not do other really stupid things (..)