desktop comfigure issue??
yuanlux at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 01:03:23 UTC 2008
On Feb 18, 2008 10:01 AM, Khoa Ton <khoa at puresynergy.com> wrote:
> Khoa Ton wrote:
> > Y Uanlux wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> I am using gnome on Fedora 7 (updated to latest versions). One day I
> >> incidentally deleted many file at my home dir /home/usr1 by a command
> >> rm -rf *
> >> Of course most files, except some symbolic linked ones and hidden ones
> >> (eg .jpilot etc), were remove. After rebooted, I put back some
> >> settings. However, there is a desktop problem. Every thing created at
> >> the home dir /home/usr1/ is put on desktop, making the desktop very
> >> crowed. How to fix it?
> >> Y
> > What I did when my desktop got messed up and wanted to get back to
> > the default was to create a new user and logged on at that user.
> > At logon, the desktop manager creates all the desktop configuration
> > files. Then, I renamed the new user's home directory to my old
> > user's home and move my personal files over.
Thanks for your alternative. I assume you move personal files (for
example, .gnome etc) from the new home dir to the new one??
> > I'm sure there are more elegant ways to do this, but this is the
> > surest way to get back to the default desktop environment.
I hope some one can offer an additional solution too.
> > Good luck,
> > Khoa
> Oops, forgot to mention you'll have to chown the home directory
> to your old user as well.
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