Re: Desktop icons gone

Try right-clicking on the desktop and selecting "Recreate Default Icons"


On 20 Feb 2001 22:37:44 -0500, David Shochat wrote:
> I must have done something that caused the icons for most of the items 
> on the desktop (namely Trash, ldp, helixcode, gnotices, gnome, cdrom and 
> fd0) to lose their distinctive icons and revert to generic "sheet of 
> paper" or folder icons. I tried creating a new user account with an 
> empty home directory, and it had all the distinctive icons and slightly 
> different names. But I can't figure out what is different between my 
> configuration and this new user configuration that would account for 
> this. Both seem to have identical .gnome-desktop contents, for example. 
> So what determines the actual icons and names for those items? Two of 
> the items do have the proper icon on my desktop, namely Bug Report Tool 
> and Helix GNOME Update. But I can see how those two are controlled by 
> bug-buddy.desktop and helix-update.desktop in .gnome-desktop. How are 
> the icons and names for the other things determined? More to the point, 
> how do I fix this?
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