Xfdesktop menu

Jannis Pohlmann info at sten-net.de
Thu Jun 16 23:03:02 CEST 2005

Hello again.

>>Hum, I can recompile but how do I make sure the menu module is linked to 
>>the correct
>If you're on Linux, you can use 'ldd' to check library linkage.  I don't
>know about other OSes.
>>Something else I did was to create a symbolic link
>>libxfcegui4.so.3 => libxfcegui4.so.4
>>but that didn't work.
>Odd, that actually should have worked (though it's not a recommended fix).
>	-brian
Looks like we have a strange problem:


jannis at nebelsee /usr/local/lib/xfce4/modules 612 $ ldd xfce4_desktop_menu.so
        libxfcegui4.so.4 => /usr/local/lib/libxfcegui4.so.4 (0xb7f8b000)
        libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 => /usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 (0xb7cc6000)
        libxfce4util.so.2 => /usr/local/lib/libxfce4util.so.2 (0xb7cad000)
        libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 => /usr/lib/libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 (0xb7c33000)

jannis at nebelsee /usr/local/bin/ 614 $ ldd xfdesktop
        libSM.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6 (0xb7fc7000)
        libICE.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6 (0xb7faf000)
        libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0xb7eea000)
        libxfcegui4.so.4 => /usr/local/lib/libxfcegui4.so.4 (0xb7e9e000)
        libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 => /usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 (0xb7bd9000)
        libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 => /usr/lib/libgdk-x11-2.0.so.0 (0xb7b5f000)

jannis at nebelsee /usr/local/bin 618 $ /usr/local/bin/xfdesktop

** (xfdesktop:22322): CRITICAL **: XfceDesktopMenu init failed (The 
XfceDesktopMenu module could not be loaded: libxfcegui4.so.3: cannot 
open shared object file: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden)

** (xfdesktop:22322): WARNING **: xfdesktop: Unable to initialise menu 
module. Right-click menu will be unavailable.


Brian, any ideas?

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