gnome desktop icons disappeared
sudheer.s at binaryvibes.co.in
Mon Feb 25 17:06:29 UTC 2008
Robin Laing wrote:
> Sudheer wrote:
>> When I started my computer today, my gnome desktop icons had
>> disappeared. As far as I can recall, I hadn't changed any settings.
>> When I right click on the desktop, the context menu doesn't appear
>> either. But the desktop wallpaper remains intact. I can see the files
>> on Desktop from nautilus though. This is happening only for 1 user.
>> All other users are fine.
>> How can I resolve this?
>> [sudheer at localhost ~]$ uname -a
>> Linux localhost 22.214.171.124-107.fc8 #1 SMP Mon Jan 14 22:07:11 EST 2008
>> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> As you didn't get a response, check the /tmp directory and remove any
> files associated with our account. I have had this happen from time
> to time. Usually caused in association with switch user.
Thanks for the reply.
I did sort it out with the help of kind Fedorans at #fedora on Freenode.
I copied all files from .gnom2 directory of another user on the system
and changed the ownership. Everything worked well.
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