What happened to my Desktop icons?
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Mon Nov 14 16:36:54 UTC 2005
peter kostov wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-11-12 at 15:12 -0600, fmiddleton at verizon.net wrote:
>>For some strange reason, when I logon now, Gnome doesn't display my desktop icons... it displays my Panels but not the desktop icons. Also, nautilus just won't start when I try to start it...
>>Everything's fine when I login as root... I wonder if this has somethig to d0 with permissions set by SELinux or something?
> Login as root in a failsafe terminal and kill all the processes related
> to your user:
> ps -u <username>
> kill <pid>
> (you may have to do kill -kill <pid> for some processes)
> Then you can login again as a normal user, with all your icons and
> That will do the trick, but why is this happening - maybe others will
> explain... ;)
So what is the procedure to get a terminal window from the default
login screen? I have always booted to init3 before but when moving to
FC4, I go to init5.
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