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Author Topic: Desktop 'xkill' ed [Solved]  (Read 2261 times)
Sivatheja
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« on: June 20, 2008, 08:47:06 am »

Hi,

I 'xkill' ed my desktop. How  to  restore it?  Shocked
I typed 'xkill' in command prompt and then clicked on the desktop. Since then nothing shows up on the desktop even after restart! Everything is normal, but  the Desktop would not show up.

Any clue?

Curiously,
Sivatheja.
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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2008, 08:50:31 am »

try run xfdesktop at CLI....
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2008, 09:04:34 am »

I've typed in xfdesktop in terminal (CLI = Terminal window, am I correct? )and desktop shows up along with the wallpaper, but when the terminal window is closed, the wall paper remains and t he icons on the desktop vanish.
Is there any way to xfdesktop on startup?

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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2008, 09:07:08 am »

Did you enable save xfce session when logout? If yes, disable it and restart X again....
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« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2008, 09:27:24 am »

Yes, that 'save' option is enabled, but restart with that un checked still shows the desktop Black. The 'black' option must have already been saved in previous restarts with the check box checked.
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« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2008, 09:31:30 am »

Ok, is the xfce taskbar still there? If yes, click Menu -> Run Program. Type xfdesktop again. If it work, save the session again and logout. Login again and disable the save session.
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« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2008, 09:53:27 am »

Hammayya!

Eureka!! Got my lovely desktop back Cheesy

Gratefully,
Sivatheja.
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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2008, 08:48:07 pm »

Sweet.
 Don't forget to edit this topic and add [Solved] so that others can benefit, and helpers can spot the unsolved ones easier. Thanks Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2008, 08:51:44 am »

Done Smiley
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