JP Vossen on 22 May 2013 13:43:00 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Strange linux desktop problem

Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 19:15:18 -0400
From: Adam Zion<>

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Adam Zion<>  wrote:
>>> Last night, my desktop- whether I log in using Cinnamon or Classic
>>> Gnome as the GUI- displays the entire contents of my home
>>> directory.  It's not just symbolic links- it's the actual
>>> files. If I remove one from the desktop or root directory,
>>> it's gone in the other.

Did your desktop folder get symlinked to $HOME?

Can't see how it would; how would I check, though?

$ ls -l /home

But that's probably not it, it's probably that "XDG_DESKTOP_DIR" got mangled, as per the very first hit of the very simple Google query...

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