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From: Michael Sullivan <michael@××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Can't use gnome!
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:18:27
1 I rebooted into Linux a couple of days ago and tried to log into gnome,
2 and a whole bunch of error messages popped up. They all said basically
3 this:
5 There was an error loading config from /apps/gnome-terminal/global.
6 (Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are that you
7 need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale NFS locks
8 due to a system crash. See for
9 information. (Details - 1: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-michael/lock/ior' not
10 opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory 2: IOR
11 file '/tmp/gconfd-michael/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd
12 located: No such file or directory))
14 I'm typing this from KDE. I really hate KDE - it's way too flashy, so I'd
15 like to get back to gnome as soon as possible. Over the past two days
16 I've done an emerge -e gnome and rebooted the computer and tried to log in
17 to gnome, and it still doesn't work. The file
18 '/tmp/gconfd-michael/lock/ior' is simply not being created. I did a ps ax
19 | grep gconf and it returned nothing except the ps request. Here's my
20 emerge --info:
22 camille ~ # emerge --info
23 Portage (default-linux/x86/no-nptl, gcc-4.1.2, glibc-2.5-r4,
24 2.6.23-gentoo-r3 i686)
25 =================================================================
26 System uname: 2.6.23-gentoo-r3 i686 Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.66GHz
27 Timestamp of tree: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 13:30:01 +0000
28 app-shells/bash: 3.2_p17-r1
29 dev-java/java-config: 1.3.7, 2.1.3
30 dev-lang/python: 2.4.4-r6
31 dev-python/pycrypto: 2.0.1-r6
32 sys-apps/baselayout: 1.12.10-r5
33 sys-apps/sandbox:
34 sys-devel/autoconf: 2.13, 2.61-r1
35 sys-devel/automake: 1.4_p6, 1.5, 1.6.3, 1.7.9-r1, 1.8.5-r3, 1.9.6-r2, 1.10
36 sys-devel/binutils: 2.18-r1
37 sys-devel/gcc-config: 1.4.0-r4
38 sys-devel/libtool: 1.5.24
39 virtual/os-headers: 2.6.23-r3
41 CBUILD="i686-pc-linux-gnu"
42 CFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -fomit-frame-pointer"
43 CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu"
44 CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /usr/kde/3.5/env /usr/kde/3.5/share/config
45 /usr/kde/3.5/shutdown /usr/share/config /var/bind /var/lib/hsqldb"
46 CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/env.d /etc/env.d/java/ /etc/fonts/fonts.conf
47 /etc/gconf /etc/php/apache2-php5/ext-active/ /etc/php/cgi-php5/ext-active/
48 /etc/php/cli-php5/ext-active/ /etc/revdep-rebuild /etc/terminfo
49 /etc/texmf/web2c /etc/udev/rules.d"
50 CXXFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -fomit-frame-pointer"
51 DISTDIR="/usr/portage/distfiles"
52 FEATURES="distlocks metadata-transfer sandbox sfperms strict
53 unmerge-orphans userfetch"
55 LINGUAS="en fr es"
56 MAKEOPTS="-j2"
57 PKGDIR="/usr/portage-packages/camille"
58 PORTAGE_RSYNC_EXTRA_OPTS="--human-readable"
59 PORTAGE_RSYNC_OPTS="--recursive --links --safe-links --perms --times
60 --compress --force --whole-file --delete --delete-after --stats
61 --timeout=180 --exclude=/distfiles --exclude=/local --exclude=/packages
62 --filter=H_**/files/digest-*"
63 PORTAGE_TMPDIR="/var/tmp"
64 PORTDIR="/usr/portage"
65 PORTDIR_OVERLAY="/usr/local/portage"
66 SYNC="rsync://"
67 USE="X a52 alsa apache2 apm arts asterisk audiofile avi bash-completion
68 berkdb bind-mysql bitmap-fonts browserplugin bzip2 candy cdr cgi cli
69 cracklib crypt ctype cups dba dbus divx4linux doc dri dvb dvd dvdr dvdread
70 eds emboss encode evo examples expat f77 ffmpeg flash foomaticdb fortran
71 ftp gdbm gentoo gif glut gnome gphoto2 gpm gstreamer gtk gtk2 guile hal
72 iconv imap imlib ipv6 isdnlog ithreads ivtv jack jack-tempfs java jikes
73 joystick jpeg kde kerberos lib libclamav libg++ libwww lirc mad midi
74 mikmod mmx mmx2 mmxext mode-owner motif mp3 mpeg mplayer mpm-leader
75 mudflap mysql mythtv nas nautilus ncurses new-login nls nntp nsplugin
76 offensive ogg oggvorbis opengl openmp oss pam pcre pdf perl php png
77 portaudio ppds pppd python qt qt3 qt4 quicktime readline real reflection
78 ruby samba sasl sdl seamonkey session slp snmp spell spl sql ssl svga
79 syslog tcl tcltk tcpd test threads tidy truetype truetype-fonts
80 type1-fonts unicode usb userlocales v4l v4l2 vanilla vorbis win32codecs
81 x86 xml xml2 xorg xv zaptel zlib" ALSA_CARDS="hda-intel"
82 ALSA_PCM_PLUGINS="adpcm alaw asym copy dmix dshare dsnoop empty extplug
83 file hooks iec958 ioplug ladspa lfloat linear meter mulaw multi null plug
84 rate route share shm softvol" APACHE2_MODULES="actions alias auth_basic
85 auth_digest authn_anon authn_dbd authn_dbm authn_default authn_file
86 authz_dbm authz_default authz_groupfile authz_host authz_owner authz_user
87 autoindex cache dav dav_fs dav_lock dbd deflate dir disk_cache env expires
88 ext_filter file_cache filter headers ident imagemap include info
89 log_config logio mem_cache mime mime_magic negotiation proxy proxy_ajp
90 proxy_balancer proxy_connect proxy_http rewrite setenvif so speling status
91 unique_id userdir usertrack vhost_alias" ELIBC="glibc"
92 INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse evdev" KERNEL="linux" LCD_DEVICES="bayrad
93 cfontz cfontz633 glk hd44780 lb216 lcdm001 mtxorb ncurses text"
94 LINGUAS="en fr es" USERLAND="GNU" VIDEO_CARDS="apm ark chips cirrus cyrix
95 dummy fbdev glint i128 i740 i810 imstt mach64 mga neomagic nsc nv r128
96 radeon rendition s3 s3virge savage siliconmotion sis sisusb tdfx tga
97 trident tseng v4l vesa vga via vmware voodoo"
101 camille ~ # emerge -pv gconf gnome
103 These are the packages that would be merged, in order:
105 Calculating dependencies... done!
106 [ebuild R ] gnome-base/gconf-2.20.1 USE="doc -debug" 0 kB
107 [ebuild R ] gnome-base/gnome-2.20.1 USE="cdr cups dvdr -accessibility
108 -esd -ldap -mono" 0 kB
110 Total: 2 packages (2 reinstalls), Size of downloads: 0 kB
112 Please help!
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Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] Can't use gnome! "b.n." <brullonulla@×××××.com>
[gentoo-user] Postfix problem Mateusz Mierzwinski <mateuszmierzwinski@××.pl>