[CentOS] Lost icons and background on 5.2 desktop

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 21:40:00 UTC 2008


On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 3:40 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Dick Roth <raroth7 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>>> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Dick Roth <raroth7 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> Somehow I did something that caused my gnome desktop to evaporate.  The
>>>> only
>>>> thing that hasn't vanished is the task bar I have set up at the bottom of
>>>> the screen.
>>>>
>>>> Which configuration files/directory may have become corrupt or gone? Any
>>>> help would be appreciated.
<snip>
> If you create a new 'user' and they don't have icons or accounts then
> something is funny in /usr which is causing stuff to not work. If it
> only happens to you then its probably issues with various .files.

 It was working and then he did something and it stopped working. I
looked again, in the 3 .gnome folders and I don't see anything that
rings a bell. There is some file that he needs to delete, log out and
then log in again and it will create a new enviornment for him. The
mystery is, which file and where is it.


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