Recently I have been having problems with my unity launcher and desktop. As you can see in the picture, when I log in, my desktop icons don't show up. My profile logs in, but the login box stays and my icons don't appear. It is not until I start Files that my icons return. What can I do to get my icons back without having to start the file explorer every time I start up?
Also, as seen in the picture, my unity launcher doesn't give launched app icons a coloured background like it used to, making it harder to see which programs are active in the background. In addition to that, the unity launcher is no longer partly translucent, showing the background underneath. How can I fix these other two issues?