GNOME 2.6.0 problems

S. Park sf_park at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 11 01:15:44 PDT 2004


--- Dagmar d'Surreal <dagmar.wants at nospam.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-04-10 at 22:44, S. Park wrote:
> > I did as you sugegsted and the behaviors of the 4
> > icons  when double clicked are as follows:
> > 
> > 1. Computer -> Filesystem.desktop and
> Network.desktop
> > -> "No application is associated"
> > 2. "User".Home -> Desktop -> Starthere.desktop (3)
> > 3. Starthere.desktop -> gedit shows the contents.
> > 4. Trash -> Shows files if exist.
> > 
> > Regarding "shelton at onr.com" question: I am quite
> sure
> > to satisfy all the dependency requirements.
> 
> Well, there's where you're likely wrong.  Gnome-vfs
> handles this stuff,
> but you apparently missed the shared-mime-info
> package.
> 
> Add the following, logout and log back in.  Things
> should work
> afterwards.
> 
> http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/shared-mime-info
> 
> ...and the hicolor-icon-theme is another one that
> gets overlooked, but 
> there's at least one package that will complain if
> you're missing this
> (unlike shared-mime-info).
> 
> http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/icon-theme
> 
> Some people seem to be trying to use the 2.4.x
> module list to build
> with, which will mess ya up because some of the
> modules have been rolled
> into other packages now (notably,
> bonobo-activation).  Until the book
> gets updated, follow the list at the following URL
> with a little common
> sense and you'll be fine:
> 
>
http://www.gnome.org/start/2.6/notes/rninstallation.html
> 
> Render, Xrender, and Xfs can be ignored if you have
> XFree86 4.3.0 or
> newer and yes, neither hicolor-icon-theme nor
> shared-mime-info are
> currently listed there.
> 
> 
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Yes, I missed shared-mime-info, and installing the
package solved the problems. Thanks a lot.


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