• "Add to desktop" not working in Mate menus. Empty desktop.


    I installed Antergos-Mate a few days ago.

    If I click something in the desktop menus (EITHER mintMenu or Main Menu), and then click “Add [this launcher] to desktop”, nothing happens.

    No error message, but still a completely blank desktop.

    The items seem to exist in my ~/Desktop folder. So maybe they just aren’t being painted on my screen?
    Also, nothing happens on a right-click on my blank desktop - Is this normal for Mate?

    Any clues what this might be or how to fix it?

  • Hi,

    Install dconf-editor (if you don’t have it) and run it.
    then open org > mate > caja > desktop and you will see the selection there.

    http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=3246

  • @karasu - Thanks!

    Strangely, org > mate > desktop > background > show-desktop-icons was set to false.

    I had played around with Theme and Backgrounds, but only via the Appearance tool. Weird…

    Anyway, fixed! Thanks again.

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