[CentOS] Lost icons and background on 5.2 desktop

Dick Roth raroth7 at comcast.net
Sat Nov 15 20:34:20 UTC 2008

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.
> I think I did something like that, years ago, and there was a .gnome
> file that I deleted, logged out, and then when I logged in, it created
> a new enviornment for GNOME. I just looked at the .gnome folders and
> nothing rings a bell. Hopefully, someone else will help you out with
> this, soon. The list is slow on the weekends.
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos

Thank you for responding, Lanny.  I've tried replacing my ~ directory 
but got nowhere.  I'll hope for other responses.


"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."

                                              --Benjamin Franklin 1755

More information about the CentOS mailing list