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Frank McCormick wrote:
> Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
>> Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> Frank McCormick wrote:
>>>> Running Sid - yesterday I moved a couple of partitions on my HD (without
>>>> a backup, yeah I know ) and today discovered the gnome-control-center
>>>> and update-manager is rather flaky.
>>>> This is what I get:
>>>> I have reinstalled a number of packages, including the
>>>> gnome-control-center..but still get the messed up window.
>> I guess it's rather related to your personal configuration files (you
>> can't mess up root's packages, if you work as ordinary user). Have you
>> tried to either remove your config files or just create a new user and
>> check out, if the problem exists for the new user and his default settings?
> OK I moved .gnome2 and .gnome out of the way....but no change. HOWEVER
> a newly created user ( creatively named test ) doesn't show the problem.
> That account can change the background fine (one of my problems) but I
> can't test the update procedure (test doesn't have access).
> So which files (and or directories) are causing the problem???
Answering my own question again
I moved the .gconf directory out
of the way...and everything started working again. I have to redo all my
customizations...but hey I should have done a backup before moving
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