Gnome 2.6.0 icons strike again

Dagmar d'Surreal dagmar.wants at
Wed Apr 21 11:09:20 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 15:53, David Barron wrote:
> Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> > David Barron wrote:
> >
> >> I've looked through the messages in the archive where the subject is 
> >> "Gnome-2.6 panel icons missing" and I don't yet see a resolution to 
> >> the problem. I see lots of discussions about /usr vs. /opt and 
> >> package managers, but nothing that actually solves the problem.
> >>
> >>
> > If you feel upto it, try installing all packages in /usr and see if 
> > that solves the problem.
> >
> There's got to be a better way to fix this. After all, putting GNOME 2.4 
> in /opt presented no problems and there isn't THAT much difference 
> between 2.4 and 2.6. Also, ArchLinux installs gnome into /opt/gnome and 
> it works fine.

Then copy the way they did it _exactly_.  It doesn't get much more
explicit than "installing Gnome into /opt without knowing what you're
doing will create problems".
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