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Re: Results of transition scripts

On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 03:12:20PM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:
> > On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 02:39:30PM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> [...]
> > No, because the .gnome directory is needed by GNOME 1 application.
> > A, ok, ...
> > Mmm, but then, this mean that the transition stuff is in moving stuff
> > out of .gnome and into .gnome2, and doing the transition, or do you do
> > the transition inplace, keeping older gnome 1 application stuff ?
> We are not moving file from .gnome to .gnome2 but the files are only
> copied.
> > In this later case, should i move the data from .gnome2 into .gnome by
> > hand ? Or simply loose all the configurations.
> GNOME 2 applications use ~/.gnome2 and GNOME 1 applications use ~/.gnome
> then if you move the files you lost yours configurations.

Ok, i will not touch anything, i am just wondering because the
translation script doesn't know i have already installed gnome2.

> > manager you need to use update-alternatives to select your prefered
> > window manager.
> > Erm, yes, sure i know about this, and like i said, it is the third or
> > more time that i use update-alternatives on this box, but somehow
> > something keeps reseting this to some other default (twm when
> > twm+metacity is available, sawfish if sawfish, twm and metacity is
> > available).
> Did you select the gnome session in gdm ? Apparently you are using the
> xsession choice.

Naturally, i am using the Gnome session. I never used the xsession at


Sven Luther

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