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etessua 09-10-2009 03:29 AM

GNOME power manager problem
 
Hi, i'm not that expert in linux, but recently i installed Fedora Core 8, everything went fine, but when i reboot my computer it prompt that "GNOME Power manager has not been installed correctly, contact your network administrator" I have tried to upgrade "yum upgrade" in vain.
Actually the desktop appears with only two icons My computer and Users documents. No background no Tittle bar no what. i cant even start browser. but when i press Ctrl+Alt+f2, i can log in and do anything i want.
Any help will be appreciated.

j_jerry 09-10-2009 06:40 AM

In the gnome desktop, press alt+f2 enter gnome-terminal

In prompt try command gnome-power-manager, check the configuration

If this fails

Install power manager from here: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgd...-power-manager

etessua 09-10-2009 11:56 PM

Hi Jerry, thank you for your quick reply.Unfortunately when i press alt+f2 as you said nothing happens. And could you please give some explanation on how to install power manager from the link you gave me "https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgd...-power-manager" as all i see is a list of users, could you kindly help me on how i can use the link!?
Help please

j_jerry 09-11-2009 01:51 AM

download it here:

ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/fedora/relea...1.fc9.i386.rpm

etessua 09-16-2009 12:52 AM

Thank you jerry, that worked fine. but there is one little problem still persist. When i start any application, those Minimize, Maximize and Close windows don not appear. It appears a small down arrow at the center of the title bar, where you can choose those operations. What could be the cause?
thanking you in advance.

John VV 09-16-2009 02:44 AM

etessua
a question
WHY THE DEAD AND UNSUPPORTED Fedora 8 ????
there will NEVER be any updates to it ever.
the current is fedora 11 , and fedora 12 will be released SOON .


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