How to restore GNOME without reinstall OpenSuSE?

Hello people! I’m new with Linux.
I have installed OpenSUSE 11.4 with GNOME and it works perfect. :slight_smile: But when i tried to uninstall Mozilla Firefox with other Mozilla adds, it began to uninstall all default gnome apps. And my GNOME menu and desk was empty. :open_mouth: I tried to set back apps and to install again Mozilla stuff with other GNOME apps, so some apps has restored but main menu has half apps not like default. But after restart OS startet with IceWM, not with GNOME at all… :\ So how to restore GNOME default mode without reinstalling OpenSUSE?

Try to reinstall the gnome pattern


su -
zypper install -t pattern gnome

in a terminal (you can use a xterm).
By the way I find it strange that you confirmed to uninstall everything,
because yast as well as zypper ask you before they start uninstalling
additional packages, didn’t you read what it wanted to uninstall?


PC: oS 11.3 64 bit | Intel Core2 Quad Q8300@2.50GHz | KDE 4.6.4 | GeForce
9600 GT | 4GB Ram
Eee PC 1201n: oS 11.4 64 bit | Intel Atom 330@1.60GHz | KDE 4.6.4 | nVidia
ION | 3GB Ram

Thank you!
By the way i read what yast zypper ask, but i thought that this additional apps just use Mozilla, but don’t include to deinstall. Anyway now everything is ok. :slight_smile:

MNMxOS wrote:
> Thank you!
> By the way i read what yast zypper ask, but i thought that this
> additional apps just use Mozilla, but don’t include to deinstall. Anyway
> now everything is ok. :slight_smile:
>
So now you are warned in the future to have a detailed look at what
yast/zypper asks you. :wink:
Glad to hear it is solved.


PC: oS 11.3 64 bit | Intel Core2 Quad Q8300@2.50GHz | KDE 4.6.4 | GeForce
9600 GT | 4GB Ram
Eee PC 1201n: oS 11.4 64 bit | Intel Atom 330@1.60GHz | KDE 4.6.4 | nVidia
ION | 3GB Ram

i am unable to open opensuse 11.4 64 bit in my pc instead i have to use the second option in the boot menu i.e. failsafe mode and still could not see my desktop. although could login and use firefox.