Pop!_OS 21.10, amdgpu, ryzen 5 4500u, issue only on Wayland.
Linux 5.15.5-76051505-generic

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It looks like a known gnome-extension bug [1].
The extension at issue is DING [2].

You can workaround the issue by disabling it with: gnome-extensions disable ding@rastersoft.com

[1] https://github.com/pop-os/shell/issues/1075
[2] https://gitlab.com/rastersoft/desktop-icons-ng

  • thanks man. i would be grateful if you aware of any workaround to keep desktop icons with this bug gone. Dec 19, 2021 at 9:59
  • @karthiknair sorry, I do not use desktop icons anymore...
    – mattia.b89
    Dec 19, 2021 at 10:52
  • oh okay..... thats fine Dec 19, 2021 at 11:03

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