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* Peter Jay Salzman (p@dirac.org) wrote:
> begin Rusty Minden <clownsinc@attbi.com> 
> > Ximian was the old Helix Gnome.
> 
> ahhh.... that makes perfect sense (note: i don't know what helix is, but
> i know what gnome is).
> 
> you almost certainly can't have ximian and gnome desktops on the same
> machine.
> 
> i WOULD say certainly, but debian bends over backwards to do stuff like
> letting you have X3 and X4 on the same system.   but you said the ximian
> stuff isn't a debian produced package?
> 
> so i'd have to agree with rick and say, if it was made by debian, it
> might be possible to have both on the same system.  otherwise, it's not
> shocking that it doesn't play well with the debian GNOME desktop.
> 
>
Rick is right.  Ximian has been deprecated for some time, since wasn't
done properly in the first place.  There was a message about that
close to year ago, but I don't remember where.  Certainly it was
discussed on debian-users.  Use the Debian versions of Gnome.

Cam
  
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