Can't change desktop background

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 12:27:38 BST 2008


2008/7/24 Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com>:

> 2008/7/24 Willy Hamra <w.hamra1987 at gmail.com>:
> > 2008/7/24 Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com>:
> >>
> >> 2008/7/24 Jared Greenwald <greenwaldjared at gmail.com>:
> >> Thanks for the answer but I'm well aware of where and how to change
> >> the background it's just that whatever settings/background i try it
> >> wont change. In the preview window i see the changes but it don't
> >> update the actual desktop with the new settings.
> >>
> >> / Jonas
> >
> > i'm not sitting on a kububtu system right now, let's hope i remember
> right.
> > if you right-click the desktop, choose configure desktop, in the windows
> > where you see the pictures to choose from, there is and advanced button,
> > click it, in the new window, there should be something about the program
> > used to draw the desktop, try changing it to either the default (if
> that's
> > not already chosen) or some other program listed.
> >  hope it works
> > --
> > WC Fields  - "A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money."
> > --
>
> Hi!
>
> No it don't :-/ For me it's unchecked and if i check it i got one
> program to choose from and it's kwebdesktop, i tried it but i still
> got my one color blue desktop.
>
> It must be some other settings/program that interfere with the desktop
> background drawing but i can't figure out what.
>
> could it be that the desktop is crashing? it happened with me once in
gutsy, do you see the dekstop icons properly? try "alt+f2", type kdesktop,
and hit enter.

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