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Old 03-31-2005, 03:32 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: El Dorado, AR, USA
Distribution: Debian, Mandrake, Suse, Knoppix, Lindows
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trying to remove kwebdesktop from background programs menu

I was trying to setup xscreensaver to run as my background, but when I try to remove kwebdesktop from the background program's menu it gives me the error of "Unable to remove the program: the program is global and can only be removed by the system administrator". OK to answer some of the questions that will be asked:

1) I am running under Fedora Core 3
2) I have looked everywhere for the config file that contains this entry
3) I have check everywhere on both here and google for this error and no luck
4) I am running KDE instead of GNOME, I am not trying to start a debate about which is better, just in this case I must run KDE.
5) I am logging in as root when I try to remove this, so I am the system administrator, and still no luck.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Scott Adams
Computer Networking Technology Instructor
Southeast Arkansas College
Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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Old 04-05-2005, 11:02 AM   #2
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Distribution: SuSE, RedHat, ubuntu, Debian
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Try removing it when logged in as root from GNOME's

"Add/Remove Applications"

utility off of the Application Menu


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