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  1. #1
    parkerfilms NNTP User

    Default complete reset of gnome desktop


    my gnome desktop suddenly has no task bar, nor any control of the
    windows, almost as if there is no windows manager. It opens with an
    Evolution window, but if I close that I have nothing but a green screen
    with a mouse cursor.
    I've tried a complete reinstall of SUSE 11.0 but no change. Even going
    back to 10.2 it remains the same. How do i completely reset the desktop
    to system defaults as if in a new installation?
    Many thanks,


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    ab@novell.com NNTP User

    Default Re: complete reset of gnome desktop

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    Rename your /home/yourUserName/.gnome and /home/yourUserName/.gnome2
    directories and logout/login to see if that helps.

    Good luck.





    parkerfilms wrote:
    > my gnome desktop suddenly has no task bar, nor any control of the
    > windows, almost as if there is no windows manager. It opens with an
    > Evolution window, but if I close that I have nothing but a green screen
    > with a mouse cursor.
    > I've tried a complete reinstall of SUSE 11.0 but no change. Even going
    > back to 10.2 it remains the same. How do i completely reset the desktop
    > to system defaults as if in a new installation?
    > Many thanks,
    >
    >

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  3. #3
    parkerfilms NNTP User

    Default Re: complete reset of gnome desktop


    Thanks for the advice. I wound up doing a complete install of 11.1 and,
    with the exception of Evolution not emptying the trash everything is
    working very well.
    Any advice on the Evolution "trash" issue?
    K


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