gnome 2.8.1

h3k h3k h3knix at
Thu Dec 23 13:10:55 PST 2004

setting that config dir didn't help. I used /usr as the gnome prefix.
I still don't see anything in my gnome menu, and i can't get to

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 20:58:20 +0000, Andrew Benton
<andy at> wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
> > h3k h3k wrote:
> >
> >> i built gnome, from nautilius i can navigate to computer:// and
> >> network:// . But i can not get to preferences:// through nautilus or
> >> gnome-control-center. Any ideas what went wrong?
> >
> >
> > Dunno. Works for me. Though it changes the url to preferences:///
> > when pulled up through nautilus. What happens when you enter the
> > URL in nautilus?
> >
> > Also, I had experienced some problems similar to what you are
> > describing before I added the proper paths to envar XDG_DATA_DIRS.
> >
> > What is defined in your envar XDG_DATA_DIRS?
> > 
> You are a clever clever man. That was a very good guess. It wasn't
> XDG_DATA_DIRS but it was close. In my case, at least (I'm not the
> original poster) the problem was solved by setting XDG_CONFIG_DIRS. The
> thing is, to install gnome-panel-2.9.2 I had to install something else
> that's not in BLFS, gnome-menus-2.9.3, which I did with --prefix-usr
> --sysconfdir=/etc/gnome. It installed a folder /etc/gnome/xdg/menus.The
> problem was solved for me by setting export
> XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/gnome/xdg. Next time I'll install gnome-menus-2.9.3
> with --prefix-usr --sysconfdir=/etc then I won't need to set
> I know this is off topic as these things aren't in BLFS but the info may
> be of some use to someone.
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