[K12OSN] Changed Icons -- Strange!!

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Mon Sep 27 15:49:13 UTC 2004

steve at hargadon.com on Monday, September 27, 2004 at 9:23 AM +0000 wrote:
>Hello all,
>Yesterday, i had an unexpected problem as ...
>when i logged in as a normal user, to my surprise i found that the icons
>on my desktop has been changed!!,  they have become as a paper shape
>with a turn at one of the corner(bookmark type)while earlier i had users
>home, trash, start here,nautilus etc. all looking as their original
>icons, the thing is how it has happened and why that too without my
>now in this situation i would like to know :-
>1) what has happened(seems some gnome conf file has changed!! ... my
>2) why it has happened??, is that normal?? has someone also faced the
>same situation??
>3) how may i get back the original settings(icons)??
>4) Preventive measure to be followed.
>any other info or suggestions are always welcomed.
>i am using redhat 9, gnome 2.2

Have you recently switched between kdm and gdm?  If so that's what did it
for me last time.....simply deleting the gconfd file in the users home
directly managed to get me back in business.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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