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One way to replace a broken Desktop folder
Authored by: lincd0 on Oct 09, '07 09:53:58AM

It sounds like you somehow replaced the Desktop folder with a file. You don't need to use administrator privileges to fix this.

rm -r Desktop
mkdir Desktop

If that doesn't work, your disk directory is hosed and you need to repair it or reformat. Sudo is dangerous unless you really, really know what you're doing.

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One way to replace a broken Desktop folder
Authored by: lab2010 on Apr 24, '10 02:28:20AM

I had the same problem. The commands

rm -r Desktop
mkdir Desktop

worked like a charm. Thanks.



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