~/Desktop disappeared

gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Thu Feb 24 17:11:16 UTC 2011

On Thursday, February 24, 2011 12:03:24 pm Alvin did opine:

> 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

I have a somewhat similar problem.  After a reboot, I only have a cashew in 
the upper right corner of screen 1, its missing on the other 9 workspaces, 
so I have no background, just black with the pager, clock, menu in the 
bottom bar.

Any clues?


Cheers, Gene
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