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Old 08-23-2004, 12:45 PM   #1
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gDeslets: The display file contains invalid data and could not be loaded.


Answer more than a question... If you are using Mandrake gDesklets 0.30 RPMs and you get this error message box:

Invalid display file '/usr/share/gdesklets/Displays/psi/clock.display'
The display file contains invalid data and could not be loaded.

when loading any display, then check that the directory ~/.gdesklets/Sensors exists. The RPMs do not make it and it will contain nothing (sensors get put in /usr/share/gdesklets I think) but without it I get this message.

After one mkdir and 6 hours wasted trying diferent versions of everything all my displays now work!

Ben.
 
Old 08-24-2004, 05:54 AM   #2
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Same problem here.
I've d/l almost every package i found in gdesklets.gnomedesktop.org, each time it says
the installation was ok and nothing works...
One of the worst installations i've ever seen (and from what i read, the same stands for many
more people... )
 
  


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