4.2.2 installation oddities

Chris Green chris at areti.co.uk
Wed Jun 1 23:44:25 CEST 2005

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 11:33:54PM +0200, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Olivier.
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 22:13 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> > Some further oddities about my xfce-4.2.2 installation on Slackware:-
> > 
> >     The background doesn't cover all the background if you see what I
> >     mean.  I have the background set to blue but the top cm. or so of
> >     the background is pale grey.
> > 
> >     Middle mouse button click on the background does bring up a menu,
> >     it's a menu of applications to go to, not one I've ever used.
> > 
> >     When I right click on the funny (not very useful) thing in the
> >     bottom right corner and select 'Properties' I get an error saying
> >     'Xfce Settings Manager error: No such plugin "xfibx"'.
> > 
> >     Similarly when I right click on the task bar and select Properties
> >     I get a similar error saying 'Xfce Settings Manager error: No such
> >     plugin "xfce"'
> > 
> > Why am I getting all these missing plugins?
> > 
> That really sounds like you're missing parts of the packages or you've
> got different installs in different places on your disk.
I've checked the Slackware package file (by downloading again from a
different place) and it's identical to the one I installed.  I
uninstalled the previous version before installing.  Looking for xfce
files on my system they all seem to be in the /usr hierarchy.

Anyway I'll try the graphical installer when it's downloaded and see
if that improves things.

Chris Green (chris at areti.co.uk)

    "Never ascribe to malice that which can be explained by incompetence."

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