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I have 11.04 installed with gnome3, it was working perfectly.

However now I am getting a strange behavior.

When ubuntu starts up I have no desktop.

If I click the "Files" icon in the sidebar I get nothing happening (no file browser).

However once I do a search for anything that shows up under "Places" Then the file browser opens and my desktop starts showing.

What could be causing this?

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Feb 22 '12 at 23:01

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This should probably be a bug report, see: askubuntu.com/questions/37600/… –  Jorge Castro May 18 '11 at 21:24
What's the output of running nautilus in the terminal? –  Thomas Boxley Jan 2 '12 at 9:05
Hello, this question has no information and activity for a very long time. I am closing it for now. If by any reason you think this question is still viable or useful in anyway or that there is still a good chance it will be answered please flag it to a moderator or add a comment with the reason(s) why you want it open. Regards –  fossfreedom Feb 22 '12 at 23:01

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