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

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 20:15:32 UTC 2005

On 9/9/05, Werner Joss <werner at hoernerfranzracing.de> wrote:
> > 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.)
> try:
> dcop kdesktop KDesktopIface refreshIcons
> from konsole.
> (btw. I never encountered this problem - maybe you have a fam-related issue ?)

Thanks, Werner. The command

dcop kdesktop KDesktopIface refreshIcons

does not produce any effect regarding the reported problem.


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