Re: Fail to start Gnome desktop
- From: Stephen Liu <satimis icare com hk>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Fail to start Gnome desktop
- Date: Mon Jan 5 11:39:03 2004
Thanks for your advice.
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> Of course, the settings database isn't in either of those directories,
> its in .gconf.
> This problem does arise for quite a few other reasons, tho, not the
> least of which is simply that you didn't install GNOME correctly. The
> Debian packages, last I had used them, were rather horrible at getting
> up and running easily. Did you install using 'apt-get install gnome'
I ran 'Sarge net-installation'. Then GNOME was there afterwards but I can't
start its desktop.
> or have you tried installing individual packages manually?
I have not installed individual packages manually except 'gnome-session'
# locate .gconf
They are there
# ls -a /home/satimis/.gconf
%gconf.xml . .. desktop
localhost:~# ls -a /home/satimis/.gconfd/
. .. saved_state
# cat /homs/satimis/.gconfd/saved_state
ADD 1124073478 "def" "/apps/gnome-session/options"
ADD 1023410177 "def" "/apps/gnome-session/options"
ADD 1107296261 "def" "/apps/gnome-settings/gnome-session"
ADD 1040187394 "def" "/apps/gnome-settings/gnome-session"
ADD 1090519044 "def" "/desktop/gnome"
> Is the gconf
> package (not sure which Debian package name that's in) installed?
I have not installed gconf package manually. I don't know whether it is there
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