Re: Can't make Gnome work on Solaris 9

On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 14:17 -0200, soraia serra barbosa globo com wrote:
> Hello, I'm new in the Unix world and I'm trying to learn something about
> Solaris. After Solaris 9 installation, I realized I had only the CDE session
> available on console. So I got the packages for Gnome and had them installed
> in the machine, but I can't make it work neither in the console nor on remote
> telnet session. I went through the guide entitled "Integrating DTlogin with
> GNOME" found in the site
> But still I keep receiving the error:
> " gnome-session: fatal: open failed: No such
> file or directory", when I'm in a remote session.
> When I'm on system console, nothing happens, and I also get errors which
> can be seen through the log file in /.dt/sessionlogs
> "GNOME 2.0 Desktop using xinitrc file: /usr/dt/config/Xinitrc.Sun-gnome-2.0-fcs-10
> Starting GNOME 2.0
> /usr/bin/gnome-volcheck: fatal: open failed:
> No such file or directory
> /usr/bin/gnome-session: fatal: open failed: No
> such file or directory
> /usr/dt/config/Xsession2.Sun-gnome-2.0-fcs-10[42]: 848 Killed".
> I don't know what is happening, because I made sure that variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> had the path /usr/local/lib, where strangely
> exists the file, but still it keeps saying it cannot be
> found. I hope that any of you who passed through a similar situation could
> help me understand what is wrong and what needs to be done.
> Thanks, Soraia.

I have never installed GNOME on Solaris, so take this with a big ol'
grain of misinformation, but I believe that the X on Solaris uses a
different font handling library than's.


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