Unable to launch XFCE Settings Manager

Kevin Fenzi kevin at tummy.com
Mon Jun 30 18:44:53 CEST 2008

On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 22:56:59 +0700
jsetya at gmail.com ("Setya Djajadinata") wrote:

> Hi all,
> When installing Fedora 9 I choose XFCE as the window manager and left
> Gnome & KDE unchecked. But then I failed to log in, it turned out
> that XFCE didn't actually get installed. 

Yeah, sadly a bug in the installer. ;( 

> So I logged in to Fedora
> without X11 and installed XFCE from command line. All worked well, I
> could log in using XFCE window manager. But then I'm unable to launch
> its Settings Manager. I mean when I invoke it through the menu
> nothing shows up. Launching it through XFCE terminal doesn't work
> either (using xfce-setting-show command).

How did you install it? 

Try doing a 'yum groupinstall XFCE' and see if it pulls in additional
packages you didn't install?

> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Best Regards,
> Setya

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