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I'm running arch on my netbook, and I'm running into problems since the Gnome 3 update. My desktop is completely locked. It doesn't show anything it use to, it is just empty. I can't right click in it, add anything, etc. It is acting as if window's explorer has crashed. The only way I can browse anything on my desktop, is if I go through the folders. Due to this issue, I decided to try LXDE windows manager, which had a working desktop environment. However, it completely killed my networking ability. The networking icon would show, I could select my router, then it would disappear and wouldn't let me connect. So after this, I went back to Gnome and it is doing the same networking issue while still having a messed up desktop.

What do you all suggest?
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Your desktop isn't "messed up" - it's acting the way GNOME 3 normally acts. In other words, nothing on the desktop, ever.
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Your desktop isn't "messed up" - it's acting the way GNOME 3 normally acts. In other words, nothing on the desktop, ever.
D=
I live on my desktop.
How can I... fix(?) this?
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Can you get Gnome 2 back?
    
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pacman -S gnome-tweak-tool then use the tool and select "have file manager handle the desktop" "on"
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