[ubuntu-uk] Is there a second 'desktop' contents folder?

Daniel Drummond dmdrummondx at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 08:13:15 BST 2009

Rowan Berkeley wrote:
> Hi. Every time I try to upload a file, such as an illustration, from my
> desktop to my Wordpress blog, the Wordpress upload tool detects two
> files on my desktop that were in fact deleted three weeks ago. Just
> opening the 'desktop' folder from 'Places' doesn't show these items, so
> there must be another 'desktop' contents folder, which the Wordpress
> tool is seeing, and which has not been updated properly. Can anyone tell
> me where it is and how to clear it? Thanks.
I often find a load of files left by vim and gedit in different folders, 
ending with a tilde ~, that don't show up on the desktop.  Ctrl-H in the 
file manager shows them.  Actually I just checked, and I have a few already.


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