[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.3.4-1 (Major overhaul of X session handling)

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sun Nov 30 13:57:00 GMT 2014

On 11/30/2014 2:44 AM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On 2014-11-30 00:36, Nem W Schlecht wrote:
>> I had never used/run/heard of fbpanel before this release.  I was
>> seeing the same blank bar and had to do as you suggested:
>> cp -f /usr/share/fbpanel/multiwindow ~/.config/fbpanel/
>> To get anything useful.  Might want to add this command as part of the
>> installation process (with a simple file check to make sure
>> ~/.config/fbpanel/multiwndow doesn't exist before copying, of course).
> I was about to say that fbpanel handles this itself (see
> /usr/libexec/fbpanel/make_profile).  But looking at the code, I think I
> see what may be happening.  If you have *none* of the following in your
> firefox
> gnome-terminal
> opera
> pcmanfm
> rox (rox-filer)
> urxvt (rxvt-unicode)
> thunar
> then by mistake it results in a syntax error with sed, which ends up
> making an empty profile.
> I just uploaded fbpanel-6.1-5 to sourceware; once it hits the mirrors
> and you install it, please remove your empty
> ~/.config/fbpanel/multiwindow and it should work as designed.

That fixed it.  Thanks.


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