[ILUG] Evolution 1.4 :: Gnome broken!! Help
bryano at europlex.ie
Mon Mar 15 16:21:07 GMT 2004
John A. Kinsella wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 15:49, Glen Gray wrote:
>>On Mon, 2004-03-15 at 15:07, John A. Kinsella wrote:
>>>I suspect this is because I chose to install the Red Carpet version of
>>>Gnome & some scripts have been messed up?
>>What distro ? And exactly what did you do. You mention "installer broke
>>my...", what installer.
> 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!
> 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.
> I'm hoping that it is just a matter of editing some dot-files;
> re-installing gnome looks like being a pain..
rpm -qa | grep gnome
rpm -e all_those_gnome_apps
Then install the original RH 8.0 versions.
If you do manage to do a clean uninstall you could try getting
http://www.gnome.org/~jdub/garnome/ Garnome, aka bleeding edge Gnome,
might be worth a test, since your Gnome desktop is nuked anyway.
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