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#1 2018-11-20 05:00:36

deba
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Registered: 2018-11-20
Posts: 2

Cannot create a folder or empty file on Desktop

creating a folder in desktop folder via thunar working fine and showing in desktop as an icon. But if i try to create any folder or file in desktop by right clicking not working...

I am using kali linux 32 bit

uname -a
Linux kali 4.15.0-kali2-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.15.11-1kali1 (2018-03-21) i686 GNU/Linux

please help & forgive my poor eng

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#2 2018-11-20 15:53:17

ToZ
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From: Canada
Registered: 2011-06-02
Posts: 4,860

Re: Cannot create a folder or empty file on Desktop

Hello and welcome.

What exactly do you mean by "not working"?

What does the following return:

cat ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs

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#3 2018-11-25 14:42:05

deba
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Registered: 2018-11-20
Posts: 2

Re: Cannot create a folder or empty file on Desktop

this command return this:

cat ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs
# This file is written by xdg-user-dirs-update
# If you want to change or add directories, just edit the line you're
# interested in. All local changes will be retained on the next run.
# Format is XDG_xxx_DIR="$HOME/yyy", where yyy is a shell-escaped
# homedir-relative path, or XDG_xxx_DIR="/yyy", where /yyy is an
# absolute path. No other format is supported.
# 
XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/Desktop"
XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/Downloads"
XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/Templates"
XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME/Public"
XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/Documents"
XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/Music"
XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/Pictures"
XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos"

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