[OM2008.8 - testing] - no desktop icons any more.

Gunnar Aastrand Grimnes gunnar.grimnes at dfki.de
Wed Oct 22 15:32:36 CEST 2008

Is there a ticket for this icon problem?

- Gunnar

John Lee wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 01:33:09PM -0400, Daniel Benoy wrote:
>> On Tuesday 21 October 2008 12:33:04 you wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> is someone on the testing tree of the 2008.8 distro, and solved the icon 
>>> problem yet?
> My last comments in #2071, but not the same bug it seems.
>>> i upgraded to the latest testing 2008.8 packages.
>>> I know that there is a problem with the splash screen at boot up, that 
>>> isn't solved yet.
>>> so i disabled the boot screen (btw: that saves 10 seconds boot time)
>>> But now i don't have any desktop icons.
>> I'm in the same boat as you there.  Can anyone even shed any light
>> on what the cause of this is?  I don't mind a little debugging but
>> it's a bit over my head I don't even know where to start.
>> Also, is active development (or building from git or whatever)
>> happening in the 'testing' instead of 'unstable' ?  If that's the
>> case then I misunderstood the purposes of the feeds and should have
>> went with stable.
> active development happening in unstable.  This illume issue should
> not be there in the first place.
>>> also the clock-, battery- and signal-panel is at one place now.
>>> i restored the old "~/.e" directory but that didn't changed anything.
>> I fixed this by removing and reinstalling illume-theme-asu, and then installing illume-theme-illume (I believe this is also necessary in order to get the illume keyboard I like, but it also fixed the problem with all those little icons being squished into the same place and tiny.)
> - John
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