Re: gnome-sawfish applet error
"Rick Pasotto" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 10:47:03AM -0600, Gary Hennigan wrote:
> > "Rick Pasotto" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > I am no longer able to configure my sawfish window manager from the
> > > gnome control panel. All the config programs simply display the
> > > message 'The applet encountered an error'. The contents of
> > > .gnome-errors is:
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > >
> > > Running 'apt-get --reinstall install sawfish-gnome' didn't help.
> > You're running testing or unstable with Gnome 2.x? I noticed the same
> > thing. Had to resort to the manual method. Click the middle mouse
> > button on the background, the select Customize->All Settings.
> No. I'm running gnome1. Clicking on the background does nothing.
So you're running the stable distribution?
> > Note that the sawfish-gnome package doesn't contain much, just docs in
> > /usr/share/doc/sawfish-gnome. I believe the functionality of
> > integrating Gnome and Sawfish is all contained within sawfish now, or
> > maybe within Gnome itself.
> sawfish-gnome conflicts with sawfish. It's one or the other.
Sorry, I'm not familiar with how things work in stable. I was speaking
about testing/unstable, in which sawfish-gnome isn't a functional
> > I didn't see a bug filed against this, but didn't have enough detail
> > myself to file one. Might be worthwhile for you to do so since you
> > have some detail.
> File with debian or gnome?
You mean "sawfish or gnome"? Assuming you're running stable I doubt
it's a bug. More likely something in your configuration has caused a
problem. Try creating a new, temporary, user account with no
customization of sawfish or gnome and see what happens.
Hopefully someone more familiar with Gnome 1 and the associated
sawfish can help here. Please post version numbers and tell us what
distribution of Debian you're running.