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My desktop does not display icons in Unity 3D, Compiz works 100%, except for Unity.

My video card is a Geforce FX 5200 (nvidia-173).

See the picture

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Can anyone help?

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closed as off topic by htorque, Octavian Damiean, Marco Ceppi May 8 '11 at 0:42

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This is a known bug. See this link for more information: – htorque May 7 '11 at 21:57
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As htorque said, it looks like there is a bug in the drivers for the GeForce FX.

Until that bug is fixed, you can either use Unity 2D or use Classic Gnome.

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