LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-18-2003, 08:07 AM   #1
monte
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Georgia
Distribution: Fedora Core
Posts: 41

Rep: Reputation: 15
Update2 Rollback


After getting my system loaded and running, I tried using RH's update service. Something went wrong. I no longer have the ability to change the desktop through running "Themes" It says that metacity isn't loaded.

Is there anyway to rollback to where I was before I ran the update?
 
Old 05-18-2003, 09:08 AM   #2
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 27,788
Blog Entries: 54

Rep: Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979Reputation: 2979
Short answer, you could try "up2date --undo".

*It could be usefull to find out *why* metacity won't load. For that you'll have to manually find out what metacity depends on (GTK, Pango, etc etc) check the rpms and those of the dependencies, and check which files have been changed.
To verify a package: "rpmverify <packagename>"
To find a package's dependencies: "rpm -qR <packagename>" .
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to rollback erinlang101 Red Hat 2 09-20-2005 10:31 AM
RollBack my configuration pautasso Linux - Newbie 2 08-13-2004 09:43 PM
rollback actions DriveMeCrazy AIX 6 05-16-2004 06:16 AM
Heeelp: Redhat 9 Kernel Update2.4.20-8 to 2.4.22 kadalz Linux - Newbie 10 09-04-2003 02:12 PM
RH Update2 Rollback monte Linux - Distributions 0 05-18-2003 08:09 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:26 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration