I've installed Xfce4 on my laptop which runs Linux Mint 17 with Cinamon default desktop. Everything works OK and I customized my lightweight Xfce, like change menu location and desktop background that it is similar to my Cinamon desktop and used it for a while.
Suddenly after last restart my desktop background becomes black and there is no option for desktop background change when I right click on desktop. I should mention that
didn't help, which tells it's already running. Some icons like Computer, Home and Oracle VM that was already there is showing, but my Trash or other icons did not. I've tried everywhere in
but could not get my desktop background back
cause this message:
** (xfdesktop:3068): WARNING **: xfdesktop: another desktop manager is running.
xfdesktop: no process found
It seems to me another process takes place of xfdesktop I don't know how can I find and replace it
xfdesktopprocess before attempting to run it again? You can do this with
killall xfdesktop(then run that again a few seconds later, and if you don't get
xfdesktop: no process found, forcibly kill it with
killall -KILL xfdesktop). After killing
xfdesktop, try running it again, this time without
&isn't causing the problem, but by running it in the foreground you're more likely to see output in the terminal that might reveal the nature of the problem. (You can edit your question with detailed results.)
xfdesktop-settingsand change the background there?