No window manager
travis at visionsbeyond.com
Wed Nov 16 18:36:41 CET 2005
On Tue, 15 Nov 2005 19:48:26 +0100
Alexander Toresson <alexander.toresson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/15/05, Travis Crook <travis at visionsbeyond.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Nov 2005 07:13:08 +0100
> > Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at corsac.net> wrote:
> > > Travis Crook wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > > I am running Mandriva 2006.0 x86_64 and have xfce version
> > > > 4.2.2 installed. At first it was working great! I had everything
> > > > set the way I like it. Now when I reboot my computer and login and
> > > > type startxfce4 I get a blue screen (default background?) and the
> > > > panel bar across the top. Nothing else shows up. I don't see my
> > > > taskbar at the bottom nor can I click on the background and have the
> > > > menu appear. Any ideas on what I can do to return to normal?
> > > > Thanks!
> > > >
> > >
> > > If you have window borders and can move windows, then you have xfwm4
> > > running. But it seems that xfdesktop and xftaskbar4 are not running.
> > > Just launch them from a terminal (with an &), then don't forget to save
> > > your session when quitting.
> > >
> > Unfortunately I don't have window borders and I can't move windows. I also
> > cannot launch xfdesktop and xftaskbar4 from a terminal because I can't
> > open a terminal. Could it be a configuration file is corrupted somehow?
> > Thanks!
> You said you had the panel working, so why not just create a launcher
> in the panel for your preffered terminal?
Ahhh... My bad. That is actually the taskbar not the pane. Sorry for the
> Regards, Alexander Toresson
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