Gnome's bottom panel doesn't display running programs
ryallsd at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 20:33:41 PST 2006
On 1/29/06, Eric Kjeldergaard <kjelderg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sunday 29 January 2006 12:36、Derrick Ryalls さんは書きました:
> > Greetings,
> > I did some searching, but didn't find anything so I was hoping someone
> > might have a clue on this.
> > I just did the compile for gnome 2.12 on FreeBSD 6 and so far most
> > everything seems to work except the lower panel does not display the
> > current running programs or the other virtual desktops. I can alt-tab
> > the other programs in the same virtual terminal, and can use cntrl-alt
> > (left/right) to get to the other terminals, but none show the normal bar
> > the bottom. The top bar looks normal (has normal menus, clock, etc). I
> > hope this is just dependancy that needs to be rebuilt, but am unsure of
> > which one do try.
> > My install was something like this:
> > Install Freebsd 6 using 6.0 release disc burned last month.
> > Install basic packages via sysinstall
> > At this point I tried portupgrade -NPPR x11/gnome2
> > After many weird issue on out of date dependancies, I used the
> > gnome2.12update script to fix the issues.
> > After update script was finished, I executed a normal install: cd
> > x11/gnome2; make install clean
> > The final install did complete successfully and gnome has been running,
> > the bottom panel isn't working.
> > Thanks in advance for any clues.
> If I recall correctly (can't test at the moment due to hard disk failure)
> GNOME relies on DBUS working to get everything working proper. I believe
> that the window list is part of that. Try making sure that DBUS is in
> working. You enable it by putting dbus_enable="YES" or similar (from
> that hard disk thing) in /etc/rc.conf. Since that only affects at boot
> either reboot or find the script (/usr/local/etc/rc.d/ somewhere, I should
> think) and start it. Hope this does it for you,
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I tried enabling and rebooting but I still have the issue. I have never
noticed/needed that switch in rc.conf before though.
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