[ubuntu-uk] My Desktop's disappeared
pramclub at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Feb 25 21:35:42 GMT 2010
On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 20:14 +0000, Jonathon Fernyhough wrote:
> On 25 February 2010 19:19, Dianne Reuby <pramclub at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > I logged out and back in, and I get icons now, but they're for my
> > Documents folder.
> > I tried rebooting, and still get the same.
> > Everything seems to be working OK, except that the Desktop folder with a
> > few documents and a couple of shortcuts is gone.
> Somehow you've toggled the Nautilus setting "Use Home directory as Desktop"
> Press Alt-F2 to bring up the Run Application dialogue box, type
> gconf-editor and click Run.
> Browse to apps/nautilus/preferences and clear the tickbox "
> desktop_is_home_dir "
It wasn't selected :( Looks like the whole folder has gone - on my user
there's nothing above Documents. All the other users are OK.
Can I re-create the Desktop folder just like any normal folder?
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