Re: Sigh....

Hi there Daniel,

I had this same problem some time ago. What you need to do is install
gnome-print from a tar ball. The RPM I used didn't work properly.

Naughty you for being root too ;o)

Best regards,
Paul Dorman.

New Zealand.

Daniel Weber wrote:
> So I've been having a lot of luck with gnome lately, cruising along.
> Until yesterday when my fiance and I decided to work on a budget.  So I
> fire up gnumeric.... and it dies.  Kept complaining about not being able
> to locate the file ~/.gnome/fonts/fontmap  Sure enough, the file doesn't
> exist.  Sigh...
> GnomeUI-WARNING **: While connecting to session manager:
> Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the authentication protocols
> specified are supported and host-based authentication failed.
> Cannot read file /root/.gnome/fonts/fontmap :
> gzopen failed: No such file or directory
> Cannot read file /usr/share/fonts/fontmap :
> gzopen failed: No such file or directory
> ** WARNING **: gnome_font_new_closest: font family Helvetica not found
> ** ERROR **: Could not load the default font
> aborting...
> Funny, it worked a couple of version ago....
> Checked the rpm with -V, no problems.  Sigh.
> So I fired up the simple calculator to just add up the numbers we had on
> a list.  And discovered that the simple calculator insisted on putting
> two copies of everything into the screen, whether it was from the mouse
> buttons or the keypad or the keyboard. Sigh....
> So I fire up the new gftp program to look for updates.  The new version
> has wiped out all my setups.  Oh well, it's a 2.0.x version, I'll just
> create them again ... except whenever I change one bookmark it changes
> the description on all of them.  Then it locks up trying to go up a
> directory on  Sigh....
> Of course I still can't play two games of freecell in a row either b/c
> it segfaults.  Sigh...
> Sure isn't the best way to impress your fiance with linux and
> gnome......
> Guess I'll start to figure out what the problem is with the session
> manager, try and figure out why gnome-games won't compile with the new
> rh6 egcs compiler and surff around for updates.  Not the way I had
> planned on spending my evening.  Guess the budget will wait until
> tomorrow.  Sigh.....

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