Re: 1/2 Panel == no fun.
- From: "W. Michael Petullo" <mike flyn org>
- To: GNOME List <gnome-list gnome org>, E Development List <e-develop enlightenment org>
- Subject: Re: 1/2 Panel == no fun.
- Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 19:50:23 -0500 (EST)
I have been having problems with GNOME's panel and enlightenment. The
following is the thread describing my problem and my ``solution''. I am
not sure if the problem is really related to enlightenment or to my home
brewed enlightenment theme. My theme is available upon request to any
>>> I am having an odd problem with my GNOME panel. Only the top half of
>>> the panel and its associated icons are displayed. The background
>>> shows through the bottom half of the panel. Oddly enough, when I
>>> change my gtk theme, the panel is displayed correctly. However,
>>> logging out|quitting the panel and logging in|restarting the panel
>>> causes the problem to come back.
>>> A picture is worth a thousand words:
>>> I have had this problem for a while and trying different versions of
>>> GNOME has not helped. Currently, everything I can think of that would
>>> be related is as up to data as possible:
>>> XFree86: 3.3.5
>>> panel: 1.0.53
>>> gtk+: 1.2.6
>>> gtk-engines rpm: 0.8-1
>>> glib: 1.2.6
>>> (And just about everything printed out by `ldd /usr/bin/panel`)
>>> I am running X on a Riva TNT 2 based card (SVGA server) at
>> Weird. Which window manager are you using?
Well, this problem seems to be related to enlightenment after all. I
think this .xsession file which solves the problem is description enough:
> gmc --nowindows &
> # This should fix the problem of only the top half of Mary's panel
> # being displayed. The problem seems to be related to enlightenment,
> # and specifically my theme. Making sure enlightenment loads after the
> # GNOME panel fixes the problem (so does using another theme).
> (sleep 2; enlightenment) &
> exec panel
> # exec /usr/bin/gnome-session
W. Michael Petullo
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