help with metacity and windows something
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 19 03:10:09 UTC 2010
On 10/18/2010 01:07 AM, Jason Davis wrote:
> Sorry i am burnt up in the head right now. After just starting to get to
> using the terminal and really loving Ubuntu netbook 10.04, I have been on a
> 8 hour terror looking for some way to save my tail. I had been loading
> all kinds of stuff including the compiz. I had installed Tor and had just
> compiled some stuff.....ugh. Then I noticed if I clicked on the metacity
> it wouldn't do anything so I took the Ubuntu software loader and uninstalled
> Metacity, the window panel and couch DB. Well when i went back to login I
> have a background of eye candy but no panels at all and the screen just
> flickers. I have tried alot of things. And i should probably post this
> when i am not just at the ends of my patience.
> lets see the only thing i haven't done is rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf
> .gconfd .metacity .....
> i get a cant open display. when i try to make the compiz my primary in the x
> term...using the --replace &
> . i have tried gconft-2 --shutdown I have tried the gconftool-2
> R/desktop/gnome/session then it would say every normal line but the
> windowmanager and the panel is missing
> and i have ran gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /desktop/gnome/session and no
> I am sorry but the only computer i have is the one i am working on. The
> only internet is thru m
So why not just reinstall what you uninstalled?
Let's see... "so I took the Ubuntu software loader and uninstalled
Metacity, the window panel and couch DB". And now your issue is "have a
background of eye candy but no panels at all"... Why not reinstall them?
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