[Techtalk] gnome, nautilus, sawfish & metacity???
malcolm at commsecure.com.au
Tue Sep 10 09:57:10 EST 2002
On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 05:50:14PM -0500, Erin Raasch wrote:
> On Monday 09 September 2002 07:00, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> > OK, so it's official ... something is wrong. It's going to be really hard
> > to work this one out remotely, too, I suspect, so what follows are pretty
> > much straight out of the "wild ass guesses" box. Try running
> > rpm -qa | grep -E "oaf|nautilus" | xargs rpm -V
> > (which verifies the status of all packages concerning oaf and nautilus) and
> > see if any problems pop up (have a look at the rpm manual page to see what
> > the output symbols mean).
> Please tell me what I'm looking for when I run this command - I ran
> it, and my machine spent a moment working on it, but I received no
> output, just got returned to the command prompt after about half a
> minute . . .
No output means that everything is fine. The 'rpm -V' command will only
produce output for files that are in some way different from what they
were when they were initially installed.
So corrupt packages is not the problem here. :-(
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