how to use 4.0.6 & 4.2.0 simultaneously
quazar at dcnet2000.com
Mon Oct 4 19:26:52 CEST 2004
> in that case, there sb no conflict (i don't use panel plug-ins), but ...
> .... i did another test: i moved my regular ~/.xfce4 to another name,
> made sure there was nothing of Xfce in ~/.config & started 4.2 .
> after the splash screen, the default desktop (IIRC) for 4.0.6 came up
> w what look like the settings window & desktop menus for 4.0.6 :
> the only sign of 4.2 was the splash screen & the exit window.
> after exiting, i checked my home dir & found it had created a new
> ~/.xfce4 , which contained xfce4rc xfce4rc.bak (identical) sessions/
> settings/ , wh in turn contained (1st) nothing & (2nd) xfce-settings.xml
> backdrop.xml , perhaps reflecting my brief exploration of the settings
> window; there was also ~/.config/xfce4-session/xfce4-session.rc ,
> wh had just 2 lines , as i told it not to save a session when exiting.
> when i emerged 4.0.6 (on Gentoo), it installed /etc/xfce4/ ,
> wh has copies of xfce4rc xinitrc (& a lot of language files),
> so perhaps 4.2 is somehow picking up that stuff.
> shdn't 4.2 install something in /etc when the install script runs ?
> i deleted all the stuff created by 4.2 , restored ~/.xfce4 as before
> & am now back to my normal 4.0.6 working environment.
Please don't take this as a flame but why do you abbreviate words when writing? It makes it difficult even for native English speakers to read so I can imagine how hard it is for non-native English speakers who read the list.
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