[Mageia-discuss] Icons on kde desktop

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 05:07:42 CEST 2011

On 5 April 2011 04:16, David W. Hodgins <davidwhodgins at gmail.com> wrote:
> I must be missing something simple.  With Mandriva 2010.2, I
> had several icons on the kde4 desktop, including pdf documents,
> etc.
> With Magiea alpha2, there are no icons on the desktop.  I
> can add widgets, but not icons.
> I've looked through systemsettings, but can't figure out
> what I'm missing.  I've tried creating a new user to ensure
> it wasn't being caused by old ~/.kde4 files, but it's the
> same with the new user.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, Dave Hodgins

The default Desktop "Layout" is Folder View, AFAICS... to make sure
the Desktop is set to folder view, right click the desktop -> "Desktop
Settings"; unlock the widgets if they're locked then select "Folder
View" from the layout menu.

Ahmad Samir

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