On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 22:19 +0100, Leon wrote:
"Jeffrey D. Yuille" <jeffy5@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I just booted to the desktop in FC5 and I see that all of my
> desktop icons have become corrupted (except for the home, computer,
> and trash icons). When I click on one of them, there is a message
> that says "Cannot open (program).... The filename (program) indicates
> that this file is of type 'desktop document'. The contents of the
> file indicate that the file is of type 'desktop configuration file. '
> If you open this file, the file might present a security risk to your
> system. " How do I restore the desktop icons (shortcuts)? I recall
> in the past that I had a similar problem where there was a hidden
> directory which had to be deleted and the computer rebooted in order
> to restore the desktop. Any help would be appreciated.
Try with a new user account.
Do you mean that I should create a new account from the current one I have now or should I create a separate account? I understand that there is a hidden file which would allow me to duplicate my desktop once I log out and log in again.