Re: Deleted Desktop directory

On Fri, 2005-01-21 at 13:48 -0700, Todd Thomas wrote:

> I created a new ~/Desktop, then tried logging out and even rebooting,
> but my desktop is still empty. Furthermore, clicking and dragging on the
> desktop fails to produce a selection rectangle, and right-clicking fails
> to bring up a context menu.

Sounds like Nautilus isn't running.  Start it from the panel run menu or
from a terminal window and save your session.  Odd that it would just
die; you might try experimenting to see if deleting ~/Desktop does that
and, if so, file a bug report so the developers can fix it.

> How can I repair this? Out of curiosity, what entity creates ~/Desktop
> during the installation process?

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