My desktop icons have suddenly disappeared. Also when I use the menu button and select places none of the 5 documents, music, pictures, videos, downloads folders will open! All else seems fine. Had a significant update last night! I am using Cinnamon desktop.
Reboot, if you have not done so since updating. If you already have, it is probably either a compositor or video driver error.
A couple reboots no change. Could you elaborate on compositor?
digging in the dark ... you can check your
it should look like this:
XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/Desktop" XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/Downloads" XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/Templates" XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME/Public" XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/Documents" XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/Music" XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/Pictures" XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos"
and check if the xdg-user-dir command is working ... for example
You can also look at
I am not having any luck. Those commands are not allowing me permission? Anyone have any help??
Based on your provided information, probably nobody will be able to help you.
Take a look at this turorial
What do you mean by that?
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