[xubuntu-users] Lost my desktop icons

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Aug 22 22:31:54 UTC 2010


On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, John Thompson wrote:

> My xubuntu-9.10 desktop has lost all its icons. I can still launch
> programs from the "Applications" drop-down menu or an xterm, but there's
> nothing on the desktop and MB2/MB3 on the desktop don't bring up any menus
> like they used to.

   We've had Xfce4 lose its panel now and then; very rarely, but it happens.
Press Alt-F2 and the run command dialog box pops up. Enter 'xfce4-panel &'
without the quotes and click the Run button. You can try 'xfce4-icons &' but
we don't use them so I don't know if that will work.

Rich




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