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Re: GNOME desktop settings not saved



On 23/02/06, Emeric Maschino <emeric maschino jouy inra fr> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> For several package updates now, my GNOME desktop settings aren't saved
> when I log out my session, most notably the desktop icon locations.
> There used to be a checkbox in the past asking for saving the changes at
> log out, but it disappeared in the latest package releases. I've noticed
> there's a similar option in the advanced preferences, but it has no
> effect on my system. Regarding the desktop icons, I'm always getting in
> this order: the Computer icon, an empty space, the Trash icon and the
> Home icon. I've seen on screenshots published on the web that there
> should be a Network Servers icon, but it's missing. The funny thing is
> that, if I completely erase the GNOME-related stuff in my home
> directory, the first time I'm logging in, the desktop icons are
> correctly organized: first, the Computer icon, then the Home icon and
> finally the Trash icon. Still no Network Servers icon however. But if I
> log out and log in again, the Home icon has been moved below the Trash
> icon, leaving an empty space between the Computer and Trash icons as
> described previously.
>
> Is there anybody out there experiencing the same annoyance? If needed,
> this is on an Itanium workstation with up-to-date Rawhide.
>
> I don't know if this is related, but when I log out my session, the
> countdown in the dialog box saying that my session will be automatically
> closed in 60 seconds isn't working (still displaying 60 seconds).
>
> Cheers,
>
>         Émeric
>
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I am getting the same problem as you. I have to move the home icon up
to the blank space everytime i restart X. I'm not sure how to save the
settings manually. I remember the save settings dialog when you
restarted in the past. Why has this been removed?


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