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Old 11-24-2005, 11:30 AM   #1
desperate_penguin
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Help! XFCE messed up desktop...


Hi I installed XFCE a few days ago, taking some advice from here. I love it. It is light and useful. But yesterday when I clicked a button, I don't know where, I think it was in Firefox's downloads window, where it says Default folder... Everything suddenly messed up. The desktop turned into GNOME desktop with the icons and the right-click menu was also changed. But the panel and the taskbar remained the same... I know some of you guys have the magic solution to this. So please help me get my XFCE desktop and rightclick menu back.

And also whenever I try to rpm -ivh xmule* ... I get this...

warning: xmule-1.12.0-1.2.fc4.i386.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID e42d547b
error: Failed dependencies:
libwx_gtk2-2.4.so.0 is needed by xmule-1.12.0-1.2.fc4.i386
libwx_gtk2-2.4.so.0(WXGTK2_2.4) is needed by xmule-1.12.0-1.2.fc4.i386

I am almost sure I installed the wxGTK libraries. But the 2.6 version.
I run FC4 so don't mind the profile.
 
Old 11-25-2005, 09:16 AM   #2
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Ok.. I managed to install amule by yum. So no problems with xmule fight now.

But the XFCE problem persists. So please help me.

And also why do we always get LowID in amule? Is it always like that? Or is it because I always login as root? (I have to log in as root because I have to execute the br2684ctl command each time to connect to the internet. So if anyone knows how to do that from normal user, please let me know also) Or does it have to do with my SELinux?

So that's three questions. Thank you...
 
Old 11-25-2005, 09:25 AM   #3
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I think you may have started nautilus. Try "killall nautilus" in a terminal window.
 
Old 11-25-2005, 09:57 AM   #4
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Thanks a lot reddazz... That was the quickest solution I have yet seen!

So the other questions? an anyone help me there?

1-) I can't execute the br2684ctl command under normal user so I have to log in as root each time. Can anyone tell me the solution to that? What do I have to do to execute br2684ctl and adsl-start commands as normal user?

2-) I use FC4 with SELinux. Is that why I get LowID on amule? If it is, does anyone know how to configure or disable the firewall built into my system?

Thanks a lot again...
 
Old 11-29-2005, 06:59 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by reddazz
I think you may have started nautilus. Try "killall nautilus" in a terminal window.
Unfortunately this didn't help me I have absolutely the same problem, but when I write this in a terminal, the desktop hangs and no longer reacts. The icons disappear, just the wallpaper remains and neither of the mouse buttons shows any menu.
The Gnome Desktop appears at every xfce session start. And as a newbie I don't really know what I touched (of course, I didn't touch anything ).
Please advise.
 
Old 12-01-2005, 12:44 AM   #6
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Anyone? Please
 
Old 12-01-2005, 02:04 AM   #7
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D-meter:
Run "killall nautalus" and then log out (if you can't access any menu to logout run the "xfce4-session-logout" command and save your session when you log out.

That should help you or as a last resort from your home directory "rm -r .config/xfce4-session" which will delete your saved session info.

If you need/want to run nautalus from within XFCE the you need to make sure that it is called with the --no-desktop option (aka "nautalus --no-desktop").
 
  


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