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Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby pepslight on Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:09 am

Hy all.
here is my problem, I installed linux mint 14 and was really happy very beautiful and everything the thing is, after some update i has to restart than once i restarted i just got my desktop with nothing really nothing no icons the start menu bar noothing, i search a little bit but found nothing how to fix that i tryed my best...
the thing is that i have important documents on my fresh installed system and once i finish installyng i said to my self is just linux i have nothing to fear so i deleted the documents from my usb key :roll:.. so no back up and I don-t really have a clue how to solve. now i-m booted on my system usb key with linux mint, i saw that my hard drive is mounted and have my filles there but i can-t copy to another usb key because it says i don-t have permission :twisted: its kind of urgent because i-m booted on this usb key and my kezboard is in usa and i can-t write propelz at all


thanks in advance for a solution
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Re: Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby Spinnekop on Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:28 pm

What desktop are you using - cinnamon, mate, kde, xfce?
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Re: Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby pepslight on Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:33 pm

Spinnekop wrote:What desktop are you using - cinnamon, mate, kde, xfce?



Hello so i'm on cinamon, but I actually just destroy everything and I am locking to not mistake again :?


Edit: ok I didn´t mistake after I install the updates and I restart i get a empty desktop nothing no icons no taskbar :cry:
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Re: Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby pepslight on Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:24 am

No body ?
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Re: Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby catweazel on Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:57 am

Start linux from a DVD or USB key. In a terminal, type this:
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gksu nemo


Navigate to your documents folder and copy the files to somewhere safe, such as another usb flash drive.
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Re: Im desesperate need support urgent...

Postby pepslight on Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:06 pm

cool thank you very much... Now i just have the problem I can't update my linux mint :shock: if i do, i get aways a empty desktop withous nothing :shock:
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