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Every time I bootup my Ubuntu 11.10, the desktop icons are shuffled and placed on top of each other. I wonder if this is a settings problem (e.g. I can remove some configure file in my home folder to solve this problem PERMANANTELY), or it is a bug I shall report?

Thanks, Shannon

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If you right click on your open desktop somewhere and click on the "keep aligned" setting your icons should line back into place.I ve had that problem and that fixed it

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Follow the answer above or reset GNOME as described on this post

There is a big chance this is just a glitch and a reset will make it work as it should.

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