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Sometimes, after logging out and in, Xubuntu forgets the positions of the desktop icons and re-arranges them on top-left as default.

I have tried a proposed solution on a similar subject. This locks the icons that were on desktop when I ran the command but not the newer icons.

What could I do to permanently fix this issue? I use Xubuntu 12.10 with xfce 4.12.

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The problem seems to have been solved in the 13.04 edition, but the "semi-solution" I had used made the problem persist. If you have the same problem, try deactivating the lock:

sudo chattr -i ~/.config/xfce4/desktop/icons*

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For what it's worth, this just happened to me on Xubuntu 14.04, so if it was indeed fixed in 13.04, there's been a regression. –  glibdud May 23 '14 at 16:51

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