[ILUG] Evolution 1.4 :: Gnome broken!! Help
glen at lincor.com
Mon Mar 15 16:26:56 GMT 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 16:04, John A. Kinsella wrote:
> Downloaded installer for evolution v 1.4 from the Ximian.
> Thought it would be a good idea to install the Ximian Gnome Desktop as
> well - it wasn't!
I'm surprised your having issues. Was your install a flat RH8 system or
had you modified it in any "special" ways ?
> Ximian Gnome has been installed over Gnome and now neither works..
> I'm running RH8.
> Basically I can run up a display with icons etc.
> But no gnome - ie no window manager; all the apps work but cannot move
> windows/ minimise apps etc.
Sounds like there's a problem with metacity or something.
> I'm hoping that it is just a matter of editing some dot-files;
> re-installing gnome looks like being a pain..
Ok, well first of all I'd recommend you try something like the
following. Run red-carpet and select "Verify System Dependancies" from
the actions menu and see what it comes out with. It may be able to spot
what was and wasn't installed/needs updating etc.
Glen Gray <glen at lincor.com> 17 Dame Court
Senior Software Engineer Dublin 2, Ireland
Lincor Solutions Ltd. Ph: +353 (0) 1 6746413
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