gnome desktop icons disappeared
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Mon Feb 25 16:31:12 UTC 2008
> When I started my computer today, my gnome desktop icons had
> disappeared. As far as I can recall, I hadn't changed any settings. When
> I right click on the desktop, the context menu doesn't appear either.
> But the desktop wallpaper remains intact. I can see the files on Desktop
> from nautilus though. This is happening only for 1 user. All other users
> are fine.
> How can I resolve this?
> [sudheer at localhost ~]$ uname -a
> Linux localhost 220.127.116.11-107.fc8 #1 SMP Mon Jan 14 22:07:11 EST 2008
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
As you didn't get a response, check the /tmp directory and remove any
files associated with our account. I have had this happen from time to
time. Usually caused in association with switch user.
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