Re: strange panel/applet problem
- From: Michael Lausch <mla gams co at>
- To: George <jirka 5z com>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: strange panel/applet problem
- Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 23:29:07 +0200
>>>>> "g" == George <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> wrote the following on Mon, 28 Sep 1998 12:16:59 -0700
g> On Mon, Sep 28, 1998 at 12:39:12PM +0200, Michael Lausch wrote:
>> If let the gnome-session start the panel, i can't add applets from
>> outside the panel.
>> If i start the panel from the commandline, it works.
g> I think I know what's happening, it may be that gnome-session sets the
g> DISPLAY variable differently then it is set on the normal sessions ...
g> hmmm ... this is a bug in the panel ... it was a quick hack, but we need
g> a way to convert to a unified display string for reading the cookie
It's also in the ~/.gnome/CORBA-servers file.
After hand-editing the ~/.gnome_private/panel file, and the
~/.gnome/CORBA-servers file to include an entry for DISPLAY=0.0 (the
second zero was missing), everything worked fine.
This problem may also have implications on the baboon library, when
the display variable is used to find the CORBA name server.
g> so I got two bugs on my "panel-bug-queue" now, the launcher applet crash
g> and this
maybe the best thing would be to ignore the screen part of the DISPLAY
variable. It's only necessary for multiscreen setups and then all
screens are used by the same person anyway.
Michael Lausch/g.a.m.s. edv dienstleistungen gmbh
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