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Re: Gnome 2.14 crashes in Etch after upgrade

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 14:08 +0100, Chris Lale wrote:
> I dist-upgraded Etch (Testing) today. Attempting to open a Gnome session 
> caused Gnome to abort and made other virtual terminals unusable (they 
> all had a screen with a coloured pattern and no prompt or text). This 
> was true for any existing user with a gnome configuration. Newly-created 
> users did not have this problem.
> I can solve the problem by deleting each user's ~/.gconf file (mv .gconf 
> .gconf.old). Each user must then login and rebuild their preferences (eg 
> theme, panel applets etc) from scratch. Is there an easier way?

Not that I am aware of. There plenty of Harder ways though.

It all depends on if anything in settings is important.
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