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Tron
Hello all,

all of a sudden my xfce4.2.2 stopped working. It starts up to the rat-like logo with the xfce background, the pointer is visible and movable, but that's it. As openbox works fine, I don't think it't the X-Server.

Is there a way to debug the start of the window manager (something like XFree86.log)? I suspect it might have something to do with different (beta) versions of xfce4 flying around here. Right now I deinstalled all packages containing the word "xfce" and just reinstalled xfce4 in version 4.2.2. Are there any other libraries or such which might be trouble?

And which xfce4-feed is consistent and stable and suitable for installing xfce?

Thanks in advance!
Chero
QUOTE(Tron @ Mar 5 2007, 10:17 PM)
Hello all,

all of a sudden my xfce4.2.2 stopped working. It starts up to the rat-like logo with the xfce background, the pointer is visible and movable, but that's it. As openbox works fine, I don't think it't the X-Server.

Is there a way to debug the start of the window manager (something like XFree86.log)? I suspect it might have something to do with different (beta) versions of xfce4 flying around here. Right now I deinstalled all packages containing the word "xfce" and just reinstalled xfce4 in version 4.2.2. Are there any other libraries or such which might be trouble?

And which xfce4-feed is consistent and stable and suitable for installing xfce?

Thanks in advance!
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Your best bet is to remove the xfce-related files in ~/.config and ~/.cache. When launching xfce after that, you'll get the default setup.

About a feed : I use these files. and the files in the "parent dir". (Sorry, it's not a feed)

I know there are packages of 4.4 compiled by kkazakov13 as well as by ULHume, just search this forum and you'll probably get to them.

Chero.
Tron
QUOTE(Chero @ Mar 6 2007, 09:13 AM)
Your best bet is to remove the xfce-related files in ~/.config and ~/.cache.


Thanks, that was it. I deleted the files in ~./config, but didn't know about the ones in ~./cache. Those were the ones causing the trouble.
zi99y
I'd like to give xfce another try - what are the base ipk's needed to get it running? if there's some kind of guide around that would be useful too.
Chero
QUOTE(zi99y @ Mar 6 2007, 01:57 PM)
I'd like to give xfce another try - what are the base ipk's needed to get it running? if there's some kind of guide around that would be useful too.
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To start you only need http://users.telenet.be/zaurususer/ipkgs/e....2_armv5tel.ipk
For addons : check the link in the second post of this thread.

WARNING : These are "non-standard-packages" including "dev", but they work.

Once you installed the above, you can start xfce by launching "startxfce4" instead of "startx".

To make it better you can use customized startxfce4 and xinitrc scripts. I'll post mine here later.

I mentioned the 4.4 packages before, but for me the 4.3.90.2 (=4.4 beta2) work more straight forward.

Chero.
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