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Old 03-25-2004, 11:09 PM   #1
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Really weird problem in mandrake 9.2


OK.... I was installing packages from my bootable cd's in KDE 3.1 in mandrakes "install software from your Cd's" it was pretty cool, got some new software. Then when I opened the K start menu in the bottom left corner, all the options icons look like directory folders, and about half of my programs are missing!!!!!!!! I dont know whats going on. For example, in Networking> there used to be like 5 browsers to choose from, now only 1. From Media> there were about 4 apps, now only 1, instead of 4 games, there are now 2. Etc. PLease help me!
 
Old 03-25-2004, 11:18 PM   #2
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Did you try doing update-menus -v as root? That may help, I'm not sure though.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 11:21 PM   #3
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Heck, I would try but i cant even get into konsole. Konsole is missing in the programs list also!
 
Old 03-25-2004, 11:28 PM   #4
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Now that is tough. I don't know, but can you do update-menus from outside X? Try going to the console by using alt+control+f1 and try issueing the command from there. I'm not sure if it wil work, but you can give it a try.
 
Old 03-26-2004, 09:57 AM   #5
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*bump* really dont know what to do.
 
Old 03-26-2004, 10:22 AM   #6
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Hi,

Have you tried:

Right-click on K menu, choose 'edit menu', then on the window that appears, choose 'menu style' and then 'all applications' then 'ok' and 'save'

?

I've had a similiar problem and it worked ;-)

Take care,
Alex
 
Old 03-26-2004, 06:36 PM   #7
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Thanks alxD, it worked!
 
  


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