[clug] f19 xfce issues - solved?

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sun Aug 18 06:59:41 MDT 2013

After much searching and trying, I refreshed the desktop app with
	killall -HUP xfdesktop
and everything started working. It seems it just needed to redraw and take over.

I did note that the proper desktop was showing up early after login and then gets
overwritten very quickly, not sure why but now I have a clue. I need to find which
app is scribbling over the desktop.


On 08/16/13 13:18, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> Having recently upgraded a machine from f16 I ended up with some issues that I
> did not yet manage to resolve. These all seem to point at a problem with the
> management of the desktop. BTW, the upgrade was f16->f17->f19, which was not
> overly painful but still left some cleanup for me to do - I may have broken
> something.
> - the wallpaper image is not being displayed (always a black background).
>    I used all the ways I could find to set the image, and verified that the
>    necessary settings now show it, yet it is not displayed. Setting a solid
>    colour also does not work.
> - the "filesystem" icon never shows up on the desktop.
>    It is mentioned in ~/.config/xfce4/desktop/*. In Settings Editor I see that
>    "show-{filesystem,home}" are both set yet only "home" shows.
> - the top panel auto-hide works after a boot but shows permanently once a
>    hibernate/resume is done.
> - scroll bars are now missing the arrows at the end.
>      Eyal

Eyal Lebedinsky	(eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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