background and auto-login

Lamanary Ramos de Pina lamanary at
Tue Jul 18 00:45:17 UTC 2006

On 7/18/06, Luzi Thoeny <lucius.antonius at> wrote:
> 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.

yes, i had nautilus installed... i've tried (then and now) to removed with
apt-get remove, and it says that there is no package to remove. bu with
whereis nautilus it apears on /usr/lib and /usr/share! i have to look it up

> 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?
> >

hmm... to much to read. weekend job.

> tanx, lamanary
> >
> ~luzi
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