Computer froze in the middle of update - now desktop icons and task bar doesn't appear properly

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kasakuri
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Computer froze in the middle of update - now desktop icons and task bar doesn't appear properly

Postby kasakuri » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:16 am

Tried to download latest mint updates when the computer froze. I unplugged my computer but when it started back up, all my desktop icons and tool bars were missing icons. Please let me know how I can get them back - thanks.
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Re: Computer froze in the middle of update - now desktop icons and task bar doesn't appear properly

Postby kc1di » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:17 am

Can you get to a terminal?
if so type the following command

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sudo dpkg --configue -a

when it's finished reboot.
you can get to a terminal by typing CRTL ALT F1.
you'll need to enter your login info.
When finished enter the command

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shutdown -r now
to reboot.
good luck
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