Re: nautilus sux



Stupid question:Have you tried to restore the origin settings for the
desktop. Hold down ctrl shift when applying passwd and press enter when
you log in in gnome.Select restore desktop.



 --- Jay DeKing <jdeking2 comcast net> skrev: > > > > > It seems I keep
getting layers and layers of desktops and the
> > > > > "taskbar" at the bottom of the window gets obfuscated.  When
> > > > > startx is done, I can right click and choose "New Terminal"
> but
> > > > > the usual borders of [_] and [X] and [-] etc are missing,
> cropped
> > > > > away.  When I run "top" and kill nautilus things come back.
> > > >
> > > > This I have never seen.  Perhaps it's related to your
> environment
> >
> > Given "the usual borders of... are missing", I wonder whether there
> > is no window manager running. Are the titlebars of windows missing
> > too? (The "taskbar" is the panel, btw.)
> >
> > > > setting in .xinitrc.  Perhaps a screen shot would help
> visualize what
> > > > you're seeing.
> > >
> 
> I used to get this all the time - never solved it. That's why I
> started using 
> KDE (the horror!). It wasn't until very recently, with Gnome's
> complete 
> makeover, that I got my window managers back. By the way, I had been
> using 
> Sawfish as my window manager. It happened so long ago, I'm not
> exactly sure 
> when ... maybe at Sawfish 1.0? No, that wasn't it ... maybe Mandrake
> 8.0 ... 
> it was over a year ago, anyway. I'm pretty much wedded to KDE now,
> though, 
> but I still keep up the Gnome upgrades and boot into it occasionally.
> 
> I never tried killing nautilus to bring back my window frames, but
> then I was 
> always presented with a dialog box saying that "no window manager is
> present" 
> so it would have seemed pointless. The Sawfish control center just
> locked up 
> the machine so hard that I hard to reboot with the power strip. (That
> was 
> before I found this list.)
> 
> Jay
> aka "Florida Yankee"
> 
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