XFCE from trunk problems

Perriman chuchiperriman at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 20:32:15 CEST 2008

El Mon, 02 Jun 2008 11:15:46 -0700
"Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at cornell.edu> escribió:

> Perriman wrote:
> > I find a problem: The xfce.desktop is not copied to the correct
> > place.
> > 
> > I have copied it manually to /usr/share/xsessions/xfce.desktop. I
> > think this is a bug...
> No, this is probably either a) the location being distro-specific, or
> b) you installing Xfce to a prefix other than /usr.

I have installed the package using --prefix=/usr. I'm using ubuntu
hardy And you?

> > Another problem: If I press alt+f2 to execute an application, I
> > write xfce4-terminal but nothing happends... If I execute terminal,
> > it open a terminal then I write xfce4-terminal into the another
> > terminal and it opens the new terminal (wohh!!! sorry for my
> > english!)
> Why are you using xfce4-terminal?  It is unmaintained and doesn't
> work very well.  You should be using Terminal.  Regardless, I have
> not experienced the problem you describe.

OK, no problem I will forget this terminal :)

> > The last problem and more important: When I compile some libraries,
> > the xfce menu disapear from the panel and I need restart and
> > reinsert it in the panel.
> Yup, known issue.  libxfce4menu has some bugs that haven't been
> ironed out yet.  If this is a problem for you, you shouldn't be
> running svn trunk.  Don't ever expect it to be production-worthy, or
> even stable (though in practice it's usually pretty stable).

I want to develop for xfce and I need install the last source code, If
if prehaps I develop a plugin and it will not work for 4.5

Regards and thanks!

> 	-brian
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