joostkremers at fastmail.fm
Mon Nov 3 18:43:43 CET 2003
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 06:38:15PM +0100, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 17:39:26 +0100
> Joost Kremers <joostkremers at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> > i installed XFce4 a few days ago, and i'm really impressed with it. i
> > have
> > two questions and a remark, though.
> > as to the remark: the web page says that apart from using startxfce4,
> > you
> > can create a ~/.xinitrc with 'exec xfce4-panel' as the last line.
> > note,
> > however, that this construction means that the panel cannot be
> > restarted
> > with 'killall -USR1 xfce4-panel' (e.g. to load a newly installed
> > plug-in)
> > because the exec statement causes xinitrc and therefore X to be
> > stopped
> > when xfce4-panel stops.
> It doesn't stop, it destroyes and recreates teh widgets and rereads the
well, in that case, there is a bug in xfce4-panel. because upon sending it
a USR1 signal, X crashes on me.
this is XFce 4.0.0 compiled from source on linux/ppc.
> This surely is an installation issue. Xfce simply specifies the gtk
> theme. Make sure the theme can find its own images.
ok, thanks, i'll do some more digging and see if i can get it to work.
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