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Re: Fwd: kde virus-like menu masher



Hi August!

On Fri, 05 Oct 2001, August Logan Bear Jr. wrote:

> On Thursday 04 October 2001 08:03 pm, Bob Underwood wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > This situation was mentioned on debian-user some time ago, but not
> > answered. If this isn't the appropriate list, please let me know and I'll
> > go elsewhere.
> >
> > I just did a fresh install of woody on my son's machine by using a 2.2r2 cd
> > to install a base system, then apt-get upgrade then apt-get distupgrade.  I
> > then installed x-window-system along with icewm and eterm.  So far so good.
> >
> > I then installed the kdebase packages and selected kde applications (plus
> > some additional non-kde apps).  The only things that show on the menu are
> > packages that would be listed with a search on the packages page for
> > descriptions using the search criteria "kde".  Even such as Gimp, eterm,
> > xterm, don't appear.
> >
> > On my machine, the kdm log-in gives a choice of default, icewm, and
> > failsafe. On the new install, only default and failsafe appear.
> >
> > I'm a debian newbie (migrated from Corel Linux about a year ago) and
> > haven't a clue where to begin to figure this out.  Any help would be
> > appreciated.
> >
> > The machine is a 450 mhz, k6 with 128 mb ram.
> 
> Actually, the menu problem isn't with kde.  There's a bug in the menu 
> information for Xterm (the Unicode version).  As root, I modified the line of 
> the name (placed it in quotes) and reran update-menus.  Now all the Debian 
> menus appear.
> 

What file was this in?  I'm having the same problem on two
computers.  


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