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Re: Window icons missing when panel is on the left side



On Sun, 2009-06-28 at 18:48 -0400, Steven F. LeBrun wrote:
> On 06/12/2009 03:22 PM, Jochen Wiedmann wrote: 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > after upgrading to Fedora 11 I no longer have any window icons in my
> > panel, if its on the left side. More precisely, I have a button for
> > every window, which contains two dots. (..) I do see the icons (for
> > example the Firefox icon) when I change the panel to appear on the
> > bottom or top. I am using Gnome, and this problem wasn't present with
> > Fedora 10.
> > 
> > Any ideas? Worth filing a bug?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Jochen
> > 
> > 
> >   
> 
> I am having a similar problem since I installed F11.  All of my
> desktop icons are disappearing from my workspaces.  This did not occur
> when I did a fresh install of the base Fedora 11 (32bit) rpms.  The
> icons disappeared sometime when I was upgrading and adding packages
> using yumex; unfortunately, I do know exactly when the problem
> started.
> 
> I did find a temporary solution.  By running gtweakui-nautilus twice,
> I can get my icons back.  This solution only appears to work until I
> reboot at which time all my icons are gone again.
> 
> The "gtweakui - nautilis" command is found in the System ->
> Preferences menu.  You may have to install the gtweakui package if it
> is not there.
> 
> The first pass, you need to disable the Desktop option "Use nautilus
> to draw desktop" and close the dialog so that the changes take affect.
> The second pass, you enable the same option.
> 
> I have not had time to dig deeper with this problem because of other
> upgrade issues that I am facing.  In other words, I do not know if
> this is a problem with nautilus or some other program.
> 
> -- 
>   Steven F. LeBrun
> 
> 
> Quote: "The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children
> there are dragons. But children have always known there are dragons.
> Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed."
>      -- G.K. Chesterton
I guesws I was reporting the same problem. Erasing .gconf will cause the
to come back when you next login.
> 


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