Help Please - Desktop LInks messed up

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  1. atomicmedic

    atomicmedic

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    I've messed up my desktop I have all the buttons overlapping each other - could sombody please correct it for me


    my /home/user/.config/xfc4e/desktop/group-app.xml looks like this


    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <xfdesktop>
    	<upperbutton>/usr/share/desktop-directories/upperbutton.desktop</upperbutton>
            <setting exec="">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Settings.directory</setting>
            <help exec="">/usr/share/desktop-directories/help.directory</help>
    <group>
           <id>1</id>
           <sequence>0</sequence>
           
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-blue-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Connect.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/blue-more.desktop</app>
    </group>
      <group>
           <id>2</id>
           <sequence>1</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-orange-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Works.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk.png</background_picture>
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/orange-more.desktop</app>
     </group> 
      <group>
           <id>3</id>
           <sequence>2</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-yellow-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Fun.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk.png</background_picture>
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-more.desktop</app>
            
    </group>  
    
     <group>
    	 <id>4</id>
    	 <sequence>3</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-green-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Files.directory</directory_file>
    	 <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk.png</background_picture>
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/green-more.desktop</app>
     </group> 
    <group>
           <id>5</id>
           <sequence>4</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Connect.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-large.png</background_picture>
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/blue-back.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="4" acs="email">/usr/share/applications/AME.desktop</app>
             <app sequence="1" acs="im">/usr/share/applications/acerim.desktop</app>
             <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/linpus-web.desktop</app>
       	 <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/.desktop</app>
    
    
    
    	 <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/acerrss.desktop</app>
          	 <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/googlemap.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/wikipedia.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/webmail.desktop</app>
         
           <id>6</id>
           <sequence>5</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Works.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk-large.png</background_picture>
             
            <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/orange-back.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-writer.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-calc.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-impress.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/acercalendar.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/acercontact.desktop</app>
    	 <!--app icon="burning.png" name="CD/DVD Burning" sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/gnome-gcalctool.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="6">/opt/Adobe/Reader8/Resource/Support/AdobeReader.desktop</app>-->
    	 <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/galculator.desktop</app>			 
    	 			 
    			
         <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/xpad.desktop</app>			 
    </group>
      <group>
           <id>7</id>
           <sequence>6</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Fun.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-large.png</background_picture>
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-back.desktop</app>
             <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/pcmmvp.desktop</app>
             <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/pcmphoto.desktop</app>
             
    	 <dir sequence="2" dir_id="1">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Games.directory</dir>
    	 <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/ucview.desktop</app>
             
             <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/kolourpaint.desktop</app>
    <!--         <app icon="internetradio.png" name="Internet Radio" sequence="11">/usr/share/applications/realplay.desktop</app>
             <app icon="picture.png" sequence="12">/usr/share/applications/gthumb.desktop</app>-->
    </group>
    
     <group>
    	 <id>8</id>
    	 <sequence>7</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Files.directory</directory_file>
    	 <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk-large.png</background_picture>
    	 
    	 <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/green-back.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/Document.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/Picture.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/Music.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/Video.desktop</app>
    	 <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/Download.desktop</app>
             <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/Thunar.desktop</app>
     </group> 
     
    <group>
        <id>9</id>
        <sequence>8</sequence>
        <directory_file exec="" icon="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/gray-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Settings.directory</directory_file>
        <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/gray-bk-large.png</background_picture>
        <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/settings-back.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/gsynaptics.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/system-config-date.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="8">/usr/share/applications/linpus-printconf-gui.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/xfce-display-settings.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/sysinfo.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/onlineupdate.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="10">/usr/share/applications/redhat-userpasswd.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="11">/usr/share/applications/keyboard_layout.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/networkcenter.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/audio.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/powercenter.desktop</app>
        <app sequence="9">/usr/share/applications/linpus-scim-setup.desktop</app>
      </group>
    <dir id="1" parent_dir_id="0">
    	<directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/FunGames.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-large-games.png</background_picture>
    
             <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-back.desktop</app>
    
             <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/ltris.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/linpus-frozen-bubble.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/tuxpuck.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/llk_linux.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/supertux.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/bubbleshooter.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/ButterFlight.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/snooker.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="8">/usr/share/applications/checkers.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="9">/usr/share/applications/mahjong.desktop</app>
    	<app sequence="10">/usr/share/applications/volleyballey.desktop</app>
    </dir>
    </xfdesktop>
    
     
    atomicmedic, Jul 30, 2009
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  2. atomicmedic

    atomicmedic

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    ok I sorted it out by putting the </group> and <group> tags in but now I don't have a skype button!
     
    atomicmedic, Jul 30, 2009
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  3. atomicmedic

    Mexsalem

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    Hi atomicmedic,

    messed desktop ? No skype-button ? Here is the reason (red marked):

    <group>
    <id>5</id>
    <sequence>4</sequence>
    <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Connect.directory</directory_file>
    <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-large.png</background_picture>
    <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/blue-back.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="4" acs="email">/usr/share/applications/AME.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="1" acs="im">/usr/share/applications/acerim.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/linpus-web.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/
    skype.desktop</app>



    <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/acerrss.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/googlemap.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/wikipedia.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/webmail.desktop</app>

    </group>
    <group>

    <id>6</id>
    <sequence>5</sequence>[/code]

    .
    .
    .
    Please give feedback, if i' m wrong or right.

    regards
    Mexsalem

    P..S. If you want a more structured group-app.xml - take this one, open your group-app.xml and delete the old code, copy&paste&save the new one :
    Code:
    sudo mousepad /home/user/.config/xfce4/desktop/group-app.xml
    Code:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <xfdesktop>
            <upperbutton>/usr/share/desktop-directories/upperbutton.desktop</upperbutton>
            <setting exec="">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Settings.directory</setting>
            <help exec="">/usr/share/desktop-directories/help.directory</help>
    
    <group>
           <id>1</id>
           <sequence>0</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-blue-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Connect.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/blue-more.desktop</app>
    </group>
    
    <group>
           <id>2</id>
           <sequence>1</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-orange-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Works.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/orange-more.desktop</app>
    </group>
     
    <group>
           <id>3</id>
           <sequence>2</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-yellow-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Fun.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-more.desktop</app>
            
    </group>  
    
    <group>
           <id>4</id>
           <sequence>3</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/home-green-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Files.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/green-more.desktop</app>
    </group> 
    
    <group>
           <id>5</id>
           <sequence>4</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Connect.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/blue-bk-large.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/blue-back.desktop</app>
    
           <app sequence="4" acs="email">/usr/share/applications/AME.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1" acs="im">/usr/share/applications/acerim.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/linpus-web.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/skype.desktop</app>
    
    
    
           <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/acerrss.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/googlemap.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/wikipedia.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/edesktop/webmail.desktop</app>
    </group>     
    
    <group>       
           <id>6</id>
           <sequence>5</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Works.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/orange-bk-large.png</background_picture>
             
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/orange-back.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-writer.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-calc.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-1.9-impress.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/acercalendar.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/acercontact.desktop</app>
    <!--   <app icon="burning.png" name="CD/DVD Burning" sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/gnome-gcalctool.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="6">/opt/Adobe/Reader8/Resource/Support/AdobeReader.desktop</app>-->
           <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/galculator.desktop</app>          
              
             
           <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/xpad.desktop</app>          
    </group>
    
    <group>
           <id>7</id>
           <sequence>6</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Fun.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-large.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-back.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/pcmmvp.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/pcmphoto.desktop</app>
    
           <dir sequence="2" dir_id="1">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Games.directory</dir>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/ucview.desktop</app>
    
           <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/kolourpaint.desktop</app>
    <!--   <app icon="internetradio.png" name="Internet Radio" sequence="11">/usr/share/applications/realplay.desktop</app>
            <app icon="picture.png" sequence="12">/usr/share/applications/gthumb.desktop</app>-->
    </group>
    
    <group>
        <id>8</id>
        <sequence>7</sequence>
           <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Files.directory</directory_file>
        <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/green-bk-large.png</background_picture>
        
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/green-back.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/Document.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/Picture.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/Music.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/Video.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/Download.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/Thunar.desktop</app>
    </group> 
    
    <group>
        <id>9</id>
        <sequence>8</sequence>
        <directory_file exec="" icon="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/gray-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/Settings.directory</directory_file>
        <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/gray-bk-large.png</background_picture>
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/settings-back.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/gsynaptics.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/system-config-date.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="8">/usr/share/applications/linpus-printconf-gui.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/xfce-display-settings.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/sysinfo.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/onlineupdate.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="10">/usr/share/applications/redhat-userpasswd.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="11">/usr/share/applications/keyboard_layout.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/networkcenter.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/audio.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/powercenter.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="9">/usr/share/applications/linpus-scim-setup.desktop</app>
    </group>
    
    <dir id="1" parent_dir_id="0">
       <directory_file exec="" tag_background="/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-title.png">/usr/share/desktop-directories/FunGames.directory</directory_file>
           <background_picture>/usr/share/backgrounds/images/yellow-bk-large-games.png</background_picture>
    
           <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-back.desktop</app>
    
           <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/ltris.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/linpus-frozen-bubble.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/tuxpuck.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/llk_linux.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/supertux.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/bubbleshooter.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/ButterFlight.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/snooker.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="8">/usr/share/applications/checkers.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="9">/usr/share/applications/mahjong.desktop</app>
           <app sequence="10">/usr/share/applications/volleyballey.desktop</app>
    </dir>
    </xfdesktop>
     
    Mexsalem, Jul 30, 2009
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