Re: 'Applications -> Preferences -> Font' not working.
Thanks, see below.
Matt Brubeck wrote:
When I click 'Applications->Desktop Preferences->Font' on the top
left of the top panel
Adam Bogacki wrote:
after being a long-term satisfied gnome-user I suddenly find that
Applications -> Desktop Preferences -> Font
(or) -> Themes (or) -> Sound
Please give more details. What do you mean by "don't work"? Exactly
what happens when you try to change these preferences?
a small square appears on the bottom left of the bottom panel saying
'Aa Starting Font'
... sits there for a while ... then disappears. Previously a font
config panel would open up
in the center of the screen allowing me to adjust font size and/or
select another font.
The same occurs for 'Applications->Desktop Preferences->Themes'
'Applications->Desktop Preferences-> Sound'. The last is not so
important since the ALSA sound modules in 2.6.5 kicked in.
Not that I am aware of.
I recently did a number of 'apt-get dist-upgrade --fix-missing" [...]
Were any packages inadvertently removed by the "apt-get dist-upgrade"?
I had upgraded to kernel 2.6.5 but on second dist-upgrade I could not
Was there a reason you were performing the dist-upgrade?
get past a 'Kernel Panic'. I got past this via mkinitrd and tried to fix
any problems via 'apt-get dist-upgrade --fix-missing'.
***In fairness, this behaviour predates the 2.6.5 upgrade.
The dist-upgrade may be irrelevant.
For a long time previously, I took font and theme selection for granted.