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Answer found! I was also not able to get a menu by right-clicking on the desktop. Searching on this issue brought the solution, which is to use the Gnome Tweak tool. I had apparently switched off 'Desktop Icons' even though none were selected. Switching this on but leaving no icons selected restored normal behaviour to the desktop and wallpaper.
1) I downloaded the plugin from the link to my Desktop and I extracted it there. 2) In a console: sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev It's necessary for compiling with make. 3) Change into the new directory and make: 4) Copy gkrellmbgchg.so to ~/.gkrellm2/plugins: 5) Close and launch GKrellM and, in its Configuration Options -> Plugins, "Enable" ...
I have a similar problem with 14.04 since I recently did a dist-upgrade. Also after logging in, the upper part of the blank purple screen becomes garbled & fills up with thin black & white rectangles. Slower boot time too. Acer laptop with intel graphics card. Later. I tried all the things the OP had done but I solved my problem by changing the ...
First of all I didn't like your wallpaper (kidding). When you choose a custom wallpaper you need to make sure not to delete from your hard drive. If you deleted the picture, then that is your issue (do not delete next time).
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