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Old 12-01-2002, 10:02 AM   #1
bdoubled2
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Angry kppp won't start up


Hello,
When I try to start Kppp from the Gnome Desktop menu, the dialog box never comes up even though I log in as superuser. And when I open a shell with the following command, ps -A | more, i can see that the Kppp process is running. But when I log into the KDE Desktop and select Kppp, it comes right up with no problem and I have no problem dialling up. Also, if I open a shell in the Gnome Desktop and type "kppp &", the Kppp dialog box comes up just fine and I'm able to dial out, it's just not coming up when I go thru the menu or from the icon I've added to the panel. I should also let you know that before I installed the Ximian Gnome Desktop, i had no problem starting the Kppp from the Gnome Desktop. Appreciate any help that I can get to resolve this.
 
Old 12-01-2002, 10:41 AM   #2
trickykid
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And what do the settings or properties of the one in the Gnome panel show you ?? Have you tried to edit them ?? Maybe remove it and create a new one ??

Clearly from what you've explained, its not the program, its the launcher from the menu..
 
Old 12-01-2002, 12:10 PM   #3
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When selecting the properties on the icon I have on the panel, under the basic tab, and on the name line, it has KPPP;
on the command line, it has kppp % i % m, and on the typr line, it has application. Under the advanvec tab, in a window with three columns entitled " Language Name Comment " are the following; respectively:
xx xx
eo Interretkonektilo
KPPP
 
  


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