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Broken desktop !

Postby trinhanhngoc on Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:22 am

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no icons, no right (left) click menu ! help me !
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby sagirfahmid3 on Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:29 am

Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and login.
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sudo service mdm stop
rm -rf $HOME/.config #note! there is a dot after the slash!
startx


If that doesn't fix it:
Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and login.
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sudo service mdm stop
rm -rf $HOME/.* #note! there is a dot after the slash!
startx
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby trinhanhngoc on Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:18 am

it isn't better. Help me !
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby sagirfahmid3 on Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:26 pm

Ctrl+Alt+F1
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sudo apt-get remove --purge mate-desktop && sudo apt-get install mate-desktop
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby trinhanhngoc on Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:16 am

thank you. i reinstalled mint xfce yesterday.
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby jjaythomas on Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:57 pm

If comes back again...

make sure in session both 'xfwm4' & 'xfdesktop' running

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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby trinhanhngoc on Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:48 am

jjaythomas wrote:If comes back again...

make sure in session both 'xfwm4' & 'xfdesktop' running

J.Jay


thank you so much. it worked !
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Re: Broken desktop !

Postby jjaythomas on Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:40 am

sorry forgot to say (late night)

Make sure to re-save session when know working correctly.
and
periodically check task-manager if process running.
exspecally check box 'save session' on logout/login Box not checked. :wink:

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