background and auto-login

Luzi Thoeny lucius.antonius at
Mon Jul 17 23:12:28 UTC 2006

Lamanary Ramos de Pina wrote:
> hi list...
> after i enabled auto-login the desktop backgroud doesn't apear when i 
> login.
> if i logout and login again it apears. why is that?
Hm, have you by any chance started Nautilus? Nautilus is known to take 
over the desktop-background if not started with --no-desktop.
> i tried to look up the xubuntu version to tell you, but i couldn't. it 
> isn't
> 6.06. how do i see wich version my xubuntu is?
start synaptic, look for 'xubuntu-desktop', and look at the version number:

1.32 > it's dapper

1.4 > it's breezy

don't have it > it's hoary or warty

you could also check which kernel you're running with:

uname -a

> and, how do i upgrade to 6.06? i've tried apt-get but it says that is
> already the newest version. do i have to install it from scratch?
> tanx, lamanary

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