GNOME 2.26.3

Wayne Blaszczyk wblaszcz at bigpond.net.au
Mon Sep 7 06:32:25 PDT 2009


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DJ Lucas wrote:
> On 09/02/2009 09:09 AM, Wayne Blaszczyk wrote:
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>> DJ, or anyone else,
>> Is the gnome icon on the (top left by default) start bar being displayed
>> correctly? Mine is red crossed.
>> Cheers,
>> Wayne.
>>    
> Okay..have my box in front of me.  Yes, the foot is there.  It 
> disappears (as does desktop and menu icons) when using TightVNC's 
> version of Xvnc.  I understand that this is a longstanding bug in 
> gnome-settings-daemon (something to the effect of it pukes if started on 
> another local display after having started elsewhere under a 
> profile...didn't look into it too much, but included this tidbit just in 
> case it might be related).  I haven't managed to get RealVNC (too much 
> work to recreate an xc tree) or x11vnc (too much overhead) to build 
> yet.  Anyway, yes, everything works correctly while in front of the machine.
> 
> -- DJ Lucas
> 
> 
I finally worked out my problem after hours of pull my hair out.
I forgot to set the XDG_DATA_DIRS and XDG_CONFIG_DIRS variables.
Now I need to figure out how to shove them into gdm. Probably in the
/etc/profile.d directory?
Wayne.
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