Re: problem starting gnome
- From: "Kevin D. Knerr, Sr." <kknerrsr ptdprolog net>
- To: gnome-list <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: problem starting gnome
- Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 23:16:28 -0500 (EST)
On 15 Feb, Stephen M. Williams wrote:
> Execute the following in your home directory :
> echo "exec gnome-session" > .xinitrc
> Then run startx
That's fine if you don't have ~/.xinitrc, but just in case, it's better
echo "exec gnome-session" >> ~/.xinitrc
and append it rather than overwriting it.
> On 15 Feb 2001 12:47:01 -0800, Ultra Minkowski wrote:
>> I upgraded to Xfree 4.0.2 but now I can't get gnome to
>> start. startx causes just 3 windows and a clock to
>> come up, no gnome. I ran switchdesk and it says gnome
>> is set to go (and it also put the exec gnome-session
>> in the correct place). I am running RH7.
>> Now, when I am in this terrible kind of X if I type in
>> gnome-session then gnome tries to start, but hangs
>> when it is on the splashscreen when the little icons
>> are flashing up. It makes it to the 3rd little icon.
>> Then stops. This is bad, because it worked before I
>> upgraded X. I appreciate any suggestions..
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