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[Cinnamon] No desktop icons.

asked 2013-03-03 13:13:48 -0500

Shubharup gravatar image

updated 2014-09-29 00:19:15 -0500

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I'm supposed to have a couple of icons on my desktop, but I don't. I googled the issue, and its supposedly the result of the different file managers of Gnome and Cinnamon workig against each other. How do I fix this?

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answered 2013-03-03 13:41:23 -0500

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Apparently, this solved the problem:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true

Also, run gnome-tweak-tool and go to the Desktop tab. If not on already, turn on the option to have the desktop icons managed by the file manager.

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