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Old 02-07-2005, 02:21 PM   #1
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Red face Problem updating to the latest version of XFCE


Im still with the 10 version of slack... and it comes withe XFCE 4.0.2 i think it is.. well, i downloaded the .tgz package of the 4.2.0, i removed the old one... installed the new one... but when i do a startx... i cant use the right mouse click... and the XFCE capabilities are like "sewed off"

Help!
 
Old 02-09-2005, 10:04 PM   #2
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Re: Problem updating to the latest version of XFCE

Quote:
Originally posted by Shagrath239
the XFCE capabilities are like "sewed off"
what do you mean by this??

also, are you getting any error messages in the console??
 
Old 02-09-2005, 10:06 PM   #3
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Have you tried compiling from source instead of the tgz ?

Also, try the graphical installer, available from here.

I hope this helps
--Ian
 
Old 02-09-2005, 10:20 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replys... but i got frustrated with it... so now im using fluxbox... with amm.. "fair" results..., thanks again anyway.

And I didnt like XFCE very much... basically because its like in the middle between the heavy weights (KDE, GNOME) and the light ones... (fluxbox, icewm... etc..)


Cya.
 
Old 02-10-2005, 05:38 AM   #5
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As I remembered, XFCE 4.2 use a new config directory instead of what the previous version did.

Check out .config for XFCE 4.2.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 02-10-2005, 12:25 PM   #6
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I used to use xfce but the new version change the features that I liked. So I tried out fvwm. Wow! Powerful but you have to spend some time configuring it.
 
  


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