Unable to launch applications using panel.

Sjon xfce.org at spider007.net
Mon Apr 11 15:54:30 CEST 2005

Does /var/log/messages say the same? And does `echo "65536" > /proc/sys/fs/file-max` fix it? What does `cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max` say before updating it?

Colin Alie wrote:
> Hello,
> A couple of days ago, I noticed that I was unable to launch applications
> using the panel.  When I do click on an icon, an Error box opens with the
> following message:
> "Failed to create pipe for communicating with child process (Too many
> open files)"
> Any idea what's causing this?  I searched the mailing list archives but
> found no reference to this.  I'm using XFCE 4.0.5 from Debian Sarge.
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