Bug#860796: appears to be linked to the lack of a running "nautilus --gapplication-service"
ben at bristolwireless.net
Thu Apr 20 09:35:12 UTC 2017
having investigated further, it appears that "nautilus
--gapplication-service" needs to be running in the users session for
desktop icons to be responsive. "/usr/bin/nautilus
--gapplication-service" appears in the file
does not appear to be present automatically in my user session.
I can get my icons to work by manually executing "nautilus
--gapplication-service" through a shell or via the ALT+F2 dialogue.
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