Re: lost my desktop
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Kelly Clowers wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 17:22, Frank McCormick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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>> Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> Well not all of it -- my regular icons have been replaced by generic
>>> looking white ones....and when I click on 'em (I WAS configured to
>>> single-click) the desktop files open in a text editor.
>>> I did remove an icon theme ( Nimbus I believe it was called earlier
>>> today) and installed something called Moonlight (supposed to be a
>>> Linux/Unix equiv to Silverlight) but as far as I know
>>> didn't do or change anything else.
>>> Alt-F2 still works, and the panel looks OK so it seems its just the
>>> desktop affected.
>> It seems I can't create any new icons on the desktop either...
> Have you logged out and back in?
Dozens of times now :) Changed themes, customized themes by choosing new
icon packages...renamed the .gnome and .gnome2 directories...renamed the
The strange thing is ALL the icons on the desktop now have .desktop
extensions. None had before.
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