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Re: Unexplained changes in Gnome functionality

--- On Mon, 11/5/09, Bob Cox <debian-user@lists.bobcox.com> wrote:

> From: Bob Cox <debian-user@lists.bobcox.com>
> Subject: Re: Unexplained changes in Gnome functionality
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Date: Monday, 11 May, 2009, 2:17 PM
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 10:04:47 +0100, Andrew G
> (computing.account@googlemail.com) wrote: 
> > Hi list
> [Snip tale of woe]
> > I've asked this list for help before on a couple
> of these issues and the
> > response has been - with the exception of one kind
> soul who did respond -
> > crap.  I don't know if there is a secret code or
> something that I am
> > supposed to be using to get some response?  I am using
> a Debian system, the
> > Debian community is supposed to be helpful, I am
> asking questions politely
> > and giving as much info as possible.  I have tried to
> help myself through
> > using Google, but in many instances if one doesn't
> know what one is looking
> > for, it becomes very hard to find an answer.
> The "crap" response is possibly because no one
> else on this list has
> experience of your problem or fully understands what you
> are getting at.
> Maybe those who do are too busy.  Who knows?
> Personally, despite using Debian for several years, I had
> never even
> heard of Conky until I saw your original posting.  Also, as
> I do not use
> Gnome, I cannot help you at all, but also hope someone else
> can.
> Just thinking aloud really, have you tried googling: 
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=gnome+conky+problem
>  or
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=gnome+conky+startup
> Also, perhaps
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=513440 is
> relevant.

In addition to Bobs comments, perhaps you could have a bash at contacting the package maintainer. I don't use squeeze but apt-cache show on etch says :

Maintainer: Bartosz Fenski <fenio@debian.org>

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