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Re: Gnome 2.14 crashes in Etch after upgrade

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 02:08:06PM +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?

well, you could rebuild one, then diff it with the old and see what
the issue is. Then the others can be fixed fairly easily, I'd imagine.


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