~/Desktop disappeared

Alvin info at alvin.be
Thu Feb 24 08:23:57 UTC 2011

On Thursday 24 February 2011 05:05:39 Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I just installed Kubuntu 10.04-2 LTS and somehow my ~/Desktop has
> disappeared.
> Luckily I have a backup from the old Kubuntu system with ~/Desktop file.
> However, it does not appear in the gui.
> How do I make the ~/Desktop gui folder reappear?
> It seems to be special since it normally appears in each of my (usually)
> 12 ~/Desktops.

Add Widgets -> Folder View
In 'Folder View Settings': Location -> Show the Desktop folder

The location of the desktop folder is usually ~/Desktop, but you can change 
that in System Settings -> Account Details -> Paths

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