Re: 'Applications -> Preferences -> Font' not working.
On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 20:10 +1200, Adam Bogacki wrote:
> Thanks, see below.
> Matt Brubeck wrote:
> > Adam Bogacki wrote:
> > > after being a long-term satisfied gnome-user I suddenly find that
> > >
> > > Applications -> Desktop Preferences -> Font
> > > (or) -> Themes (or) -> Sound
> > >
> > > don't work.
> > >
> > Please give more details. What do you mean by "don't work"? Exactly
> > what happens when you try to change these preferences?
> When I click 'Applications->Desktop Preferences->Font' on the top left
> of the top panel
> 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.
Run gnome-font-properties from the terminal, this *should* give you more
info about why its not starting. Probably a missing library or something
similar. What version of the control-center do you have installed?
> The same occurs for 'Applications->Desktop Preferences->Themes' and
> 'Applications->Desktop Preferences-> Sound'. The last is not so
> important since the ALSA sound modules in 2.6.5 kicked in.
Similarly, gnome-sound-properties and gnome-theme-properties.
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