Weird error after selecting a theme engine

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Thu Jun 27 14:02:45 CEST 2002

There are a couple of themes that cause problems, don't use them.

Basically, you can use thinice, raleigh, redmond, notif and xfce, of


On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 13:21, Paul wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I was playing about a bit with the GTK theme engines (notif, thinice etc)
> when suddenly everything seemed to collapse around me (on the screen). What
> remained was a black desktop screen with 1 xterm.
> I had selected a theme called "Eazel engine". I don't know where it came
> from, but it was there so I tried it.
> In the error logs I could find this:
> **Error** - First 'engine' section must include a 'stock' section.
> I suppose this comes from selecting the eazel. I had to run xfce_setup from
> a console (I could still leave XFCE through the desktop menu (left mouse ->
> exit)).
> After that things were viable again and I have my desktop restored.
> Anyone a clue what is wrong here? You can believe that I am going to leave
> that eazel engine alone from now on.
> My system: Athlong Thunderbird 1.2Ghz, 256Mb ram, Mandrake 8.2, XFCE 3.8.16
> built on this very machine from tarball.
> Paul
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