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Re: [vox-tech] re: gnome toolbars
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Re: [vox-tech] re: gnome toolbars



> ---ORIGINAL MESSAGE--- 
> Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 16:43:16 -0500
> From: Mike Simons <msimons@moria.simons-clan.com>
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] re: gnome toolbars
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Reply-To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> 
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 04:05:52AM -0500, Mike Simons wrote:
> >   I'm away from a graphical setup right now, I'll try to follow this
> > email up with more detail tomorrow when I get setup at the installfest.
> 
> >   The program that manages the top and bottom control panel is called
> > 'gpanel', if you can start up a xterm you should be able to run gpanel
> > and they will appear.
> 
> - actually the program is called 'panel', try running that.
> - the key strokes needed to run a program without a terminal are
>   Alt-F2, click on 'advanced' setting, type 'panel'.
> - you can run other programs via Alt-F1 or right clicking on the
>   background, to bring up a popup menu of programs installed.
> 
> the meta key could be redefined on your setup so if Alt doesn't work
> about try using just Ctrl instead... or using just the window's key.
> 
> > and 'ls -ltra' that will show you all files and sorted by youngest last,
> > look for a file like '.xsession-errors' or '.gnome-session' or such that
> > was changed recently (should be towards the bottom of the list), if you
> > see any look in them to see if any useful error messages about the panel
> 
> - the error files are likely called:
>   .gnome-errors, .xsession-errors
> 
> Check those to see if they have errors about panel...
> 
>   Let us know what you find.
> 

I solved this problem for him at the installfest. I ran panel from a
terminal, and saved the session.

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