Lost tooltip menu, then toolbar function

David Mohr squisher at xfce.org
Wed May 13 23:48:11 CEST 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 4:06 AM, Adam Bogacki <afb at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> Hi, I had been a confirmed user of xfce for a number of years
> when recently (concident with a recent upgrade ?) I first
> lost the tooltip menu, themes, background image, found
> that "xfce-settings-show" did not work, and more recently
> applications starting from the panel (such as gnome terminal)
> failed to open.
> I am now using Fluxbox which, though lacking xfce functions,
> "just works".

You do realize that it "just works" by not providing most of the
features Xfce has?

> I am using a mixed stable/unstable Debian system which
> might explain what could be dependency conflict during
> transition to the latest xfce version.

AFAIK that's not usually too much of a problem. It does sound though
like 4.6 got pulled in. You should check your ~/.xsession-error file
when you try to start xfce to see what is going wrong.


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