[SOLVED] desktop is black with no icons

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[SOLVED] desktop is black with no icons

Postby markfilipak on Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:41 am

SOLUTION:
This apparently is a bug. From the command line:
$ fsdesktop
fixes it and restores the wallpaper and desktop icons.


Gosh, my Mint is messed up, and I don't know how it happened. I need help.

I installed Mint+Xfce 14 and set it up: fonts, desktop image, etc. Then I rebooted and the desktop is black with no icons. The 'Menu' button seems to work.

Where do I start?

Thanks for your help - Mark.
Last edited by markfilipak on Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:10 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: desktop is black with no icons

Postby renatov on Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:45 am

Create another user and see if everything is ok with the new account. If it is, use it permanently, why bother? :D
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