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All i see is a black desktop.

Hi i am running the Linux OS and was updating software and i got an error, which i couldn't say what it was because i have never used linux b4. I rebooted and now it seems to work but i no longer see the desktop, i see the mouse arrow and the bottom bar. It sems to work i just lost the desktop, HELP!

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  • Brian Perry
    Brian Perry May 11, 2010

    What linux are you using?

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Ctrl h


    Drop to a terminal (Alt+F2, gnome-terminal) and run


    $nautilus -q


    sudo killall nautilus



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