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Old 03-22-2005, 04:04 AM   #1
krishvij
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GNOME desktop messes up


Hi,

I have noticed on a few of my machines that whenever a user logs in, i get a black screen and all the icons become as small as a dot and also, i get very small message boxes without any messages but with a tick sign on the command button. but on KDE this does not happen. It just happens out of the blue. does someone know why this happens?
 
Old 03-23-2005, 11:01 PM   #2
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Does it happen when you run startx from the command line? If KDE works ok and GNOME doesn't then my guess is that it's a font issue. I had something like this happen on enlightenment once b/c the default theme didn't have the proper font. It sounds like the X server is configured ok since KDE works, but if you're having this problem on multiple machines then it sounds more like a your distro isn't giving you all the gnome packages.
 
  


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