I am having a problem with my desktop and task manager icons.
The desktop icons have completely disappeared and the “Create New” command on the right-click menu is disabled. The application icons that I had pinned on the task manager are there, but when clicked they start the cursor animation as if the corresponding application is starting - but nothing happens and the animation ends.
Reinstalling KDE did not help.
Inxi basic output is as follows:
System: Host: Grizzly Kernel: 5.10.167-1-MANJARO arch: x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.26.5 Distro: Manjaro Linux Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: Gigabyte model: EP45-UD3LR v: x.x serial: <superuser required> BIOS: Award v: F7 date: 08/31/2009 CPU: Info: quad core Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 [MCP] speed (MHz): avg: 2107 min/max: 2000/2667 Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA GK208B [GeForce GT 710] driver: nvidia v: 470.161.03 Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.7 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.8 driver: X: loaded: nvidia gpu: nvidia resolution: 1680x1050~60Hz API: OpenGL v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 470.161.03 renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710/PCIe/SSE2 Network: Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet driver: r8169 Drives: Local Storage: total: 1.2 TiB used: 121.29 GiB (9.9%) Info: Processes: 192 Uptime: 18m Memory: 7.77 GiB used: 2.13 GiB (27.5%) Shell: Zsh inxi: 3.3.25
I will appreciate any pointers.