[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 7.1-RC1-Disappearing Icons

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Mar 30 07:49:28 PDT 2009

Ian Robinson wrote:
> I had earlier reported that the K-menu would not respond to mouse clicks.
> Rebooting restores K-menu functionality.
> However, the reboot left the transparent Desktop Folder visible, but no
> icons were visible.  Sweeping the mouse across the entire area of the
> Desktop Folder made all the icons reappear one-by-one as the mouse passed
> over their location  -- all except one icon.  The icon which did not
> reappear was one of two files that had been downloaded to the desktop
> folder.  When I used Dolphin to look into the desktop folder, the
> "invisible" file was there.
> I do not know if there is a connection between the loss of K-menu and the
> subsequent loss of the desktop icons, but I thought I would raise the
> possibility in case there was a great conspiracy afoot.
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio

Interesting, almost sounds like a video driver issue. What card / driver 
are you using right now?


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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