Re: how to restore vanished desktop?

On 04/09/10 11:51, Bill LaChenal wrote:
> Hi,
> De temps en temps, everything on my desktop vanishes (except the ground
> beneath, the panels, & a stickynote !).
> This generally happens when I've killed another process (*force miscreant to
> quit*, or *exit terminal*,*yes*).
> My clutter doesn't just move to another desktop (<=CtrlAlt=> style);
> *all*desktops go to ground.          .
> Is it possible to refresh / restart / quick_recover the  desktop handler,
> without going through a complete restart?
> How?
> (And is it *advisable* to do so?)
> A re-starter from a panel would be neat.
> I couldn't find this in the docs, even the admin. (Maybe not looking well
> enough?) Perhaps something should be there.
> And perhaps desktop should have (optional) crash-persistence, resilience,
> anyway?

Restarting Nautilus usually does it for me.  Even if Nautilus is set to
restart automatically that doesn't seem to happen always (though it's very


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