May 19, 2023, 9:18am
I need some support with a very annoying topic:
since one of the latest system updates (must have been 4-6 weeks ago) my desktop icons get scrambled. Seems that the system is forgetting my favourite order of them after every reboot.
Now I get them alphabetical ordered in 2 rows starting from top left of the screen,
Any idea how to overcome this ?
thanks a lot !
Hi @Sacky, and welcome!
This sounds like a configuration being saved problem. I don’t know what else it can be. But Try and delete the cache and see it that helps:
rm -r ~/.cache/*
This deletes everything in the hidden (
.) cache directory in your home directory (
~/), directories and their contents included, (
Re-login and reconfigure your KDE. see if it helps. If not, I think you’ll have to reset KDE config and start from scratch. More here:
I used solution from [here was a link]
Logout from KDE and run:
rm -rf .kde
rm -rf .cache/plasmashell*
rm -rf .cache/org.kde.dirmodel-qml.kcache
rm -rf .cache/kioexec/ .cache/krunner/ .cache/ksycoca5*
rm -rf .cache/krunnerbookmarkrunnerfirefoxdbfile.sqlite
rm -f .config/plasma*
rm -rf .config/kde*
rm -rf kate/ kded5/ klipper/ knewstuff3/ kscreen/ konsole/ kwalletd/ ksysguard/ kmail2/ kcookiejar/ kactivitymanagerd/
rm -rf dolphin kate kcookiejar kded5 keyri…
May 19, 2023, 7:41pm
That suggestion is … a bit overblown.
Thats removing a bunch of stuff that is particular to certain packages and isnt related to cache … the rest is covered rather succinctly (including backups) here: