Re: curious gnome desktop behaviour after upgrade
On Wed, 05 May 2010 13:15:50 +0200, Jochen Schulz wrote:
>> On Wed, 05 May 2010 10:36:34 +0100, John O Laoi wrote:
>>> What would ye think of doing
>>> aptitude purge gnome
>>> followed by
>>> aptitude install gnome
>>> Is that likely to break lots of other things?
> Usually not, but I don't see the point in doing that. It appears you
> would just reinstall the package with your bug in it.
The point is, "which" package? gnome-panel have all the point to be the
culprit but, how we could know what is causing the mess? It can be a mix
of several packages, it's hard to tell.
>> How do you (you = people using Squeeze) usually run updates for GNOME?
> I run sid and in cases like these (don't run Gnome) I either downgrade
> to the version in testing, use an archived version or just sit and wait.
Then my vote goes to "sit and wait" :-)