Nautilus/Compiz - no longer launches File Manager, Recycle Bin, Desktop file icons

ANDY sirald66 at
Sat Feb 13 04:56:45 UTC 2010

Ubuntu 9.10
Linux 2.6.31-20-generic
Gnome 2.28.1
Compiz 1:0.8.4-0ubuntu2.1
Nautilus 1:2.28.1-0ubuntu3

EXPECTED:  Launch of File Manager (trash can, and desktop).

ACTUAL:  File Manager shows wait pointer for awhile, but then disappears;
trash can shows 'maximize' framing animation, but no content; desktop not
showing files stored in Desktop directory.

DIAG:  This began when I used Simple CompizConfig Settings Manager to change
open window animation from Glide 2 to Glide 3 which froze desktop basically
when any window was opened [resolved by setting appearance visual effects to

To address this problem, renamed following files to _OLD extension and
restarting.  Didn't make any apparent change.


ANDY - Salt Lake, UT US
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