No Gnome-settings-Daemon (Sarge + Woody control-center)
I upgraded from Woody to Sarge last week, and now I cannot start my
gnome. Xfree and KDE works. Well actually I had some problems with the
xserver of sarge, so now I am running xfree from woody. Bug report
When I chose gnome from gdm I get an error message saying I did not
have any gnome-settings-daemon. I just ended up with a grey screen.
I tried reinstalling the gnome-control-center from Woody. This package
had become uninstalled during the apt-getting. I believe this was due
to a conflict with icewm-gnome. I started gnome again and teh same
thing happened: Error message and grey screen.
Then I tried installing gnome-control-center from unstable. Now I
don't see the error message my screen still goes grey. (I also see a
I realize that this is not a proper bug report, but I am a little
confused about which log files I should look in. I have checked
/var/log/syslog, /var/log/XFRee86 and /var/gdm, but I seem to miss
Is is correct for me to use the gnome-settings-daemon from Woody?
Which information should I provide to describe my problem better?
Is there a chance that this problem will dissapear by itself as new
gnome2 packages enter testing?
Thanks in advance for any help
Niels L Ellegaard http://dirac.ruc.dk/~gnalle/