yum upgrade F8-F9 Gnome panels causing mischief
pmeyer at themeyerfarm.com
Wed Jul 30 21:38:18 UTC 2008
Eric Mesa wrote:
> I yup upgraded from F8 to F9 following the directions on the wiki.
> Here's what I did
> Xfce works perfectly fine as do all of my usual programs. When I try to
> login to Gnome I am stuck with the background and no panels. I can move
> my mouse around and I can switch desktops which rotates the cube (so
> compiz is working) I cannot right-click and get the desktop menu.
> If I run Gnome/Openbox, the panels load and I can use them for a few
> seconds. Then two error boxes pop up. They are completely whited out
> so I have no idea what they say. Once they pop up, the panels become
> unusable. So I think I have some program perhaps loading into the panel
> which is causing problems.
> Without nuking my .gnome directory, is there anything else I can do?
install and run gconf-cleaner from XFCE or an emergency xterm.
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