Re: Woody & Gnome 1.4
On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 10:53:00AM +0000, Vittorio wrote:
| I've upgraded my desktop from potato to woody from scratch.
| To put it in a nutshell now I have Bunk's kernel 2.4.13, Xfree86 4.1,
| gnome 1.4 and gdm.
| My problem is that while starting as ROOT I can obtain gnome, its
| panel and gmc when I start as an ordinary user I only get a nice,
| useless gray graphic surface with a blinking arrow for my mouse.
| I have tried to put a "gnome-session" in .xinitrc and .xsession with
| the only disconforting result to have the gnome 1.4 logo started then
| again the mere gray graphic surface with nothing in it.
| I'm somewhat confused because under potato building .xinitrc and
| .xsession is enough to have a running gnome surface.
| Please, help step by step.
Try running "startx &" in a console, then switch back to the console
when X starts. Then run "sawfish &" and "gnome-terminal &". Switch
back to X. If you see the apps there, that is good news :-). Then
you should be able to run "gnome-panel" and "gnome-cc" and select a WM
to use the next time gnome starts. Logout (via panel), then try