xfdesktop blows up
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Mon Apr 11 21:02:42 CEST 2005
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Net Llama! wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>Net Llama! wrote:
>>>I'm running FC3, and i installed XFCE4-4.2.1 from the provided Fedora RPMs
>>>on sf.net last week. Everything was working fine until I rebooted the box
>>>this morning to add a DVD burner. Now when i log into XFCE, xfdesktop
>>>failed to run, and the panel is missing too. If i run xfdesktop manually,
>>>then it comes up ok, but the panel remains missing.
>>>Anyone have ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
>>Not really, as "blows up" isn't really a great description of the
>>problem. Does it simply quit? Crash? If it's a crash, a backtrace
>>from gdb would be most helpful.
> i can successfully run 'xfdesktop' from an xterm once logfged into to
> XFCE. i'm not sure how i can get a backtrace from it when i can't
> manually replicate the problem.
> The same applies if i run xfce4-panel manually from an xterm. So they're
> both seemingly dying at login.
Or perhaps they're not running at all? After starting Xfce, try running
each of them using the run dialog (Alt+F2), and then quit Xfce, and make
sure you have the save session checkbox checked. Restart Xfce, and
presumably all should be well again.
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