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Old 12-08-2003, 09:14 AM   #1
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Singapore
Distribution: Mandrake 9.2
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my programs are missing?

I'm currently using Mandrake 9.2 using the KDE desktop environment. While i was surfing the net halfway, i clicked on the 'start' panel and realised that many of my programs were missing and i can't even find my konsole.... what shall i do??

please help, and this is quite urgent...

-Timberwolf a.k.a Aquila
Old 12-08-2003, 09:41 AM   #2
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Ctrl-Alt-F1. su to root and type "update-menus -v" and hit enter.
When it looks like it has hung up, press enter.
This should take care of your problem.
When it has finished running, exit out of root and Ctrl-Alt-F7 to go back to the graphical interface.
Old 12-08-2003, 11:07 AM   #3
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ok... thanks a lot... will keep that in mind..... I didn't know and i did a quick run-through of the installation again....


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