GIMP problems--more detail

Frank McCormick beacon at
Tue Aug 30 18:06:26 UTC 2011

On 30/08/11 09:51 AM, Frank McCormick wrote:
> On 29/08/11 10:54 PM, Rashkae wrote:
>> On 08/29/2011 05:03 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> On 11-08-29 02:29 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>>> I have asked this question on the GIMP list but no one seemed to be
>>>> able
>>>> to offer any suggestions.
>>>> I am running GIMP 2.6 on my Maverick partition...and for the past
>>>> several months the file selector (open file) seems to lockup more often
>>>> than not.
>>>> When it happens I cannot load any file or change directories and change
>>>> the file type. Then weirdly things **might** start working again and a
>>>> similar thing happens when I try to save files.
>>>> Anybody have any ideas? Other than this GIMP runs fine.
>>> Just discovered that opening files by using control-o works (all the
>>> time??) - it's when I click on "file-open" that the problems arise.
>>> Does that give anybody any clues ??
>> Are you using some Unusual GTK theme?
> No..I think it's clearlooks...but anyway I'm running IceWm, not Gnome. I
> am going to try it under Gnome.

   Tried it under Gnome..GIMP works I think now it's a 
GTK problem under Icewm. Under Gnome I don't get those GTK errors in 
xsessions.error log.

I may ask on the Icewm list - but there are usually more questions than 
answers :)


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