xfce settings manager problem
aguilarojo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 22:52:23 CEST 2010
On Sat, 17 Apr 2010 20:33:17 +0100
Philip Newborough <corenominal at corenominal.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Derick Centeno <aguilarojo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All:
> > I'm not quite sure what I did, but for some reason I cannot access the xfce
> > managers. I mean that I can no longer change themes, mouse themes, window
> > settings choose different icon themes, etc. I can work within xfce and
> > applications like open office, claws mail and others are functional.
> > I can still invoke the entire application menu, however only those apps
> > which affect and change xfce are unavailable.
> > Perhaps I changed a directory location which xfce needs??
> > Clues on how to correct this or where xfce expects things to be would be
> > helpful. I hope that maybe I can put things back and avoid reinstalling
> > Linux from scratch.
> > Thanks for any ideas...
> Hmm, maybe some of your settings files are somehow corrupt? AFAIK,
> settings are stored in the '~/.config/xfce4' directory. If this
> directory exists, try renaming it to something like
> '~/.config/xfce4-bak', then logout, login and try changing your
> settings. If all is well, the setting directory will be recreated.
> -- Philip
Thanks Philip, it worked!!
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