emacs21: can't start the X version

Karl Hegbloom hegbloom at pdx.edu
Wed Sep 14 17:56:52 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 16:44 +0200, Giovanni Bonenti wrote:
> When I try the startup from X ther is an error: Undefined color:
> Then ther is no way to start the X interface
> The package is okay if started from a TTY console.

That's due to a bad build of 'capplets-data'.  A workaround solution is

 cd /etc/gnome/config
 for f in *; do sudo mv $f $f.aside; done

Log out and back in, and Emacs will run now.

Karl Hegbloom <hegbloom at pdx.edu>

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