Can't view desktop [SOLVED]

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jonnycat
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Can't view desktop [SOLVED]

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Using LinuxMint12 with KDE4. In my ~/Desktop folder I have a couple of .desktop icons (Firefox and Thunderbird), but they are not visible normally.

The only time they are visible is when the computer is shutting down or I am logging out, when they are briefly visible.

Any idea why "that" desktop, the one with the icons isn't visible? (I tried switching desktops with META+TAB but it didn't show it)
Last edited by jonnycat on Tue May 22, 2012 12:39 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Can't view desktop

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KDE works a little different, you need to be in folder view to see those links

Right click on the desktop select >> Desktop Settings >> If widget are locked click the Unlock Widgets Button >> In the layout dialog select Folder View >> Click Apply

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Re: Can't view desktop

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Awesome, thanks buggzy, I've been wondering about that for awhile now. Cheers!

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Re: Can't view desktop

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You're most welcome.

Remember to mark the thread [Solved] if the problem is fixed. :D

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Re: Can't view desktop [SOLVED]

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Ach! Thanks, it slipped my mind.

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