Re: Something strangee happened to alll the non-hidden files in my home directory-SOLVED

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On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 08:04 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote: 
> On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 06:22 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote: 
> > On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 21:10 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: 
> > > On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 15:40 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > > I am running F12 on a desktop machine. Today all of a sudden I noticed
> > > > that all the non-hidden files in my home directory have disappeared.
> > > > Along with the others, Documents, Desktop, Music, etc. directories
> > > > have disappeared.
> > > In addition I cannot recreate a Desktop directory which has the magic
> property of displaying its contents on the Desktop in Gnome. Instead all
> files put in my home directory appear on the desktop.
> Look, I understand how by making a stupid command choice I could remove
> all the files in my home directory but how do you cause all the
> non-hidden files in you home directory to appear on you desktop? On top
> of that files in the Desktop directory do not appear on the desktop
> (only the Desktop directory itself appears). 
I wanted to make the gnome-terminal that is opened by
nautilus-open-terminal to open in my home directory instead of the
Desktop. So I clicked in the Configuration-Editor on:
app->nautilus->preferences->Desktop_is_Home_Directory. That seemed to do
what I wanted but it also caused the Desktop mess described above.

To fix the gnome-terminal you need to go to app->nautilus-open-terminal
and click on: Desktop_opens_home_dir

It is all so obvious in hindsight,
Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggy" until you can find a rock.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: [email protected]

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