xfce4 doesn't work anymore for me...

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Mon Nov 25 12:12:04 CET 2002


A quick look at the source in main.c, line 825/826 shows that gtk_widget_show is
commented out. 

By putting it back, the panel works fine.

    /* give early visual feedback 
     * the init functions have already created the basic panel 

I can commit that change to CVS if you want.


Quoting Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at moongroup.com>:

> Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> > Hi Jasper,
> > 
> > For some reason, xfce4 doesn't work anymore for me now. I've updated
> all
> > packages, libxfcegui4, xfwm4, xfce4 and xfce-utils, and got eveything
> compiled.
> > 
> > When launched, I get no error, but nothing get displayed.
> > 
> > A strace on xfce4 shows that it is running, and I can see the polls
> for the
> > clock and trash plugins. Still, I have no panel on screen.
> > 
> All I can say to that now is @#$%#@! (or _beeep_ ;-) I can't fix it 
> until I get home. All I know is that it did work for me.
> > While I'm at it, I noticed that when ran w/out the desktop buttons,
> the panel
> > logs a bunch of ugly gtk warnings when switching desks from the WM.
> > 
> Yeah, it would, forgot to fix it. I know how to solve this one.
> 	Jasper
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