lost my desktop icons

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lost my desktop icons

Postby marty510 on Sat May 30, 2009 4:38 pm

I know this question has been asked but I can't find an answer. How do I replace them? I can't even right click on my desktop and get the desktop menu. I use Mint6.
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Re: lost my desktop icons

Postby altair4 on Sat May 30, 2009 5:54 pm

Try this:
Husse wrote:It is Nautilus that manages the Desktop icons
Use Alt+F2 to open a launcher
In that launcher type nautilus and run it
You might have to run killall nautilus in a terminal first


You haven't by any chance created any nautilus-actions lately have you?
If so delete it and see if your desktop returns.
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Re: lost my desktop icons

Postby merlwiz79 on Sat May 30, 2009 6:01 pm

Open System monitor and veiw all processes.
Then kill nautilus and let it restart.
Also you can use mintDestop to see if they are enabled.
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Re: lost my desktop icons

Postby marty510 on Sun May 31, 2009 12:01 pm

solved it ! thanks
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