Re: Gnome-Panel and Nautilus errors on startup

On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 07:24, Joona I Palaste wrote:
> I've recently upgraded Gnome-Desktop, Gnome-Panel and Nautilus to 2.4
> versions. Now when I start up Gnome, the component initialisation only
> goes halfway through (the last two components to get initialised are
> the panel and Nautilus, then it stops), and I get the following error
> messages:
> There was a problem registering the panel with the bonobo-activation server.
> The error code is: 1078774059
> The panel will now exit.
> Nautilus can't be used now, due to an unexpected error from Bonobo when
> attempting to register the file manager view server.
> The panel eventually starts up all OK, but I am left with a desktop that
> is stuck in the default settings. I can't edit any desktop preferences.
> I can't even find an option to edit any desktop preferences. The closest
> I have come to editing the preferences is right-click the desktop
> background, choose "Change desktop background" from the popup menu, and
> then select a different background. Selecting a different background has
> no effect, the background stays the same.
> I have obviously messed up something, but what? How can I resolve this
> mess, short of reinstalling the entire Linux distribution?
> I can provide more detailed information about any components if needed.

Does this happen with a fresh user/root user?

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