[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#540437: Bug#540437: Bug#540437: xfdesktop4: keeps regenerating 'Desktop' folder in user's home dir

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Aug 9 19:10:51 UTC 2009

On dim, 2009-08-09 at 00:17 -0400, Michael S. Gilbert wrote:
> > Are you sure it's created by xfdesktop?
> not really.  any thoughts on how to find the culprit?  whatever is
> causing the problem always regenerates 'Desktop' on x login, so i
> tried:
>   $ ./check > out & startx
> where check is
>   #!/bin/bash
>   lsof && ./check
> then i searched through 'out', but there were no instances of
> 'Desktop'
> being open. 

I don't know how to find the culprit, but knowing if it's xfdesktop is
easy. Just remove Desktop/ and restart xfdesktop. Maybe stracing it, and
you'll be sure.

One stuff which might do that would be xdg-user-dirs or


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