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When I right-click on my Lucid desktop, the context menu does not appear. I mean the menu with options to create a launcher, change desktop background etc. How can I get it to work?

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Install gtweakui Install gtweakui

Then goto System>>Preferences>>gTweakUI-Nautilus. alt text

Under the Desktop,check Use Nautilus to draw desktop.

Alternate Way:

  • Press Alt+F2 and type gconf-editor and click run.
  • Navigate to apps/nautilus/preferences on the right side you will see show_desktop be sure you have check mark there.
  • You can execute the following command in terminal instead,
    gconftool-2 --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop --type bool 1

  • This will enable right click in your Desktop.

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Chethan S: Check my alternate solution. –  karthick87 Dec 5 '10 at 14:18
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