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hollowtd
July 9th, 2012, 03:43 AM
Hello

My desktop and files on it disappear and reappear sometimes. I'm not sure what is going on. A search here and google doesn't reveal anything. I'm not sure why this started happening all of a sudden. I am using Ubuntu LTS 12.04.

Some people say this might be a nautilus issue. Is there a way to make it so that it works properly. The files appear and disappear. Thanks

hollowtd
July 10th, 2012, 04:13 AM
They still do it. Whenever I open the home folder, they disappear. Strange.

uzumakifahim
July 10th, 2012, 05:53 AM
This is really very annoying problem. Could you tell me what happens when you access your Desktop through Home>Desktop?

hollowtd
July 15th, 2012, 07:36 AM
The files appear again. It's quite bizarre really. I'm trying to love Ubuntu but if things like this keep happening, it's hard to tolerate. Any ideas?

matamoscas
July 19th, 2012, 06:05 PM
I have this exact same problem.

Just random disappearing of desktop items.

I can access them if I go into the home folder/Desktop.

Also, they often reappear just when I enter the home folder.

lame.

klaus4221
October 24th, 2012, 10:54 AM
I experienced this problem after saving a jpeg 2000 image file ( .jp2 extension ) from KolourPaint to the Desktop.

I opened terminal.

cd Desktop

rm filename.jp2

And the problem disappeared.

Try removing the most recent file which might have corrupted your desktop. I have no idea how a file can corrupt a desktop.