[kde-linux] Desktop icons do not show up immediately

Werner Joss werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Fri Sep 9 15:03:58 UTC 2005

On Friday 09 September 2005 12:40, the famous Paul Smith scribbeled on a piece 
of electronic paper:
> Dear All
> I have a symbolic link /desk to my desktop (/home/psmith/Desktop).
> Frequently, when I copy something to my desktop, the respective icon
> only shows up on the next X session. Is there some workaround to force
> the icons to show up immediately? (I am using KDE 3.4 on FC4.)

dcop kdesktop KDesktopIface refreshIcons
from konsole.
(btw. I never encountered this problem - maybe you have a fam-related issue ?)


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