[Mageia-discuss] desktop icons disappearing

Claire Robinson eeeemail at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 11:07:33 CET 2013

On 14/01/13 08:44, Morgan Leijström wrote:
> I had that problem on families desktops.
> I thought other family members accidentaly did something, but apparently the 
> system do this by itself?
> Weird.
> söndagen den 13 januari 2013 18.31.16 skrev  Dennis Griffin:
>> You are not alone...I have Mageia 2 running KDE on 4 machines and one of
>> them does this.
>> *Dennis Griffin*
>> Grants Pass, Oregon
>> 541-479-3079
>> 541-450-0042 cell
>> dennisgrif at gmail.com
>> http://griffin.isa-geek.net
>> On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 3:27 PM, bascule <asura at theexcession.co.uk> wrote:
>>> despite saving my session over and ver again, for no reason i can see my
>>> desktop icons keep disappearing every 3rd or 4th boot it seems, not every
>>> other boot because after resetting them and saving the session they are
>>> there
>>> the next boot or two,
>>> to get the icons back i go to the cashew, select folder view settings,
>>> change
>>> it to desktop view, apply and change it back to folder view settings
>>> apply and
>>> there are my desktop icons, of course they are the wrong size and in the
>>> wrong
>>> arrangement, i fix that and they stay for the next few boots, i have 6
>>> workspaces with separate desktops and two of them have icons on them,
>>> this is
>>> in updated mageia2
>>> am i alone in this?
>>> bascule
>>> --
>>> "I teleported home one night
>>> With Ron and Sid and Meg.
>>> Ron stole Meggie's heart away
>>> And I got Sidney's leg."
>>> - A poem about matter transference beams.

When this happens, do you gain a scroll bar on the right hand side?

I've never found the cause of this but have noticed it occasionally.
Moving the icons to the top half of the screen seems to prevent it
happening. It is odd though.


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