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[SOLVED] Single click not working for desktop icons

Started by aus9, March 17, 2020, 06:59:38 AM

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clean install of sparkylinux-2020.03-x86_64-xfce.iso

inxi -F
System:    Host: box Kernel: 5.4.0-4-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 Distro: SparkyLinux 6 (Po-Tolo)
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: B450 GAMING PLUS MAX (MS-7B86) v: 3.0 serial: <root required>
           UEFI [Legacy]: American Megatrends v: H.50 date: 11/07/2019
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G with Radeon Vega Graphics bits: 64 type: MCP L2 cache: 2048 KiB
           Speed: 1271 MHz min/max: N/A Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1271 2: 1288 3: 1270 4: 1282
Graphics:  Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Picasso driver: amdgpu v: kernel
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.7 driver: amdgpu,ati unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD RAVEN (DRM 3.35.0 5.4.0-4-amd64 LLVM 9.0.1) v: 4.5 Mesa 19.3.3
Audio:     Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Raven/Raven2/Fenghuang HDMI/DP Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Device-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 17h HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.0-4-amd64
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet driver: r8169
           IF: eth0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: snipped
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 894.26 GiB used: 24.37 GiB (2.7%)
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Kingston model: SA400S37480G size: 447.13 GiB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: Crucial model: CT480BX500SSD1 size: 447.13 GiB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 219.01 GiB used: 3.94 GiB (1.8%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 7.81 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 42.4 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 42 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 193 Uptime: 28m Memory: 5.82 GiB used: 1.23 GiB (21.2%) Shell: bash inxi: 3.0.37

so I go into settings -> File Manager -> Behaviour
click single click

as per image....if interested

exit ...single click on desktop icons not working

reboot...still no luck

I am the owner of all my desktop files

double clicks work

any clues?


Right click on the desktop -> Desktop settings (or something like that). Option you are looking for should be under ''icons'' tab
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