Greeter application missing (??) gdm login ?
kline at tao.thought.org
Mon Oct 29 14:54:26 PDT 2007
On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 03:13:55PM -0600, James wrote:
> On 10/29/07, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> > Well, I managed to hose my gnome config *thoroughly*. Can
> > anybody clue me in how to set things right?
> > /home is now where /usr/home was before. I have a dummy
> > acccolunt that when I typr (as root) kdm, KDE starts up.
> > But trying gdm (or automating this in /etc/rc.conf) gets me
> > nowhere. I deleted ~/.gnome2 thinking that itwould be rebuilt on
> > my next login. Nope. --i Also messed with the login screen
> > andnow I see a large daisy on the lower right. There is a dialog
> > about my missing some files in /var/tmp.
> > Any/all insights welcome here!
> > gary
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> Have you tried following the handbook's setup tips again?
> I don't *imagine* that'll get it, and you should make sure that your xinitrc
> doesn't contain two copies of the line, but it mightn't be bad to start at
> the beginning.
Thanks for the pointer to the handbook; I never have done much
Gnome setup work. I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade alll
four BSD servers to the lastest Gnome. A fault in portupgrade
caused me to pkg_delete kde3, so I'm rebuuilding that too. ...At
least, after hours of pounding keys, the computers are doing the
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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