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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008205Kali LinuxGeneral Bugpublic2023-05-09 09:52
ReporterSoulReaper Assigned Todaniruiz  
Status closedResolutionsuspended 
Product Version2022.4 
Summary0008205: Right click on the desktop only showing 3 options.

Right click on the desktop only showing {"Change Background","Display settings","Settings"} and no other options are being shown. The "open in terminal" option is missing , and other necessary options are also missing...

Steps To Reproduce

After the latest update its happening..




2023-03-05 15:52


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2023-03-09 10:11

manager   ~0017635

That means that the desktop-icons extension is not running. Open the extensions app and check if it's installed and if it gave any errors.
I also suggest updating your installation. It might be caused by a mismatch of versions between the extension and GNOME shell



2023-05-09 09:52

manager   ~0017904

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
For more information, please read:

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2023-03-05 15:52 SoulReaper New Issue
2023-03-05 15:52 SoulReaper File Added: photo_2023-03-05_21-21-01.jpg
2023-03-09 10:11 daniruiz Note Added: 0017635
2023-03-09 10:11 daniruiz Assigned To => daniruiz
2023-03-09 10:11 daniruiz Status new => assigned
2023-05-09 09:52 daniruiz Note Added: 0017904
2023-05-09 09:52 daniruiz Status assigned => closed
2023-05-09 09:52 daniruiz Resolution open => suspended