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Author Topic: xfce problem  (Read 3314 times)


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xfce problem
« on: May 26, 2009, 07:43:08 am »

First of all i am using vector linux for 2 weeks. my past experience is not so good but i know the very basics. Everything was working fine untill i connect my laptop with an external monitor. i assume that was the start of the problem.

after i am typing my username name and password the following message appears:

Could not look up internet address for vector.linux.vnet.
This will prevent Xfce from operating correctly.
It may be possible to correct the problem by adding
vector.linux.vnet to the file /etc/hosts on your system.

and it is giving me two options : try again or continue anyway.
i am choosing to continue. now i have the desktop with no theme everything is white instead of black (the menu bar background colors and the icons also changed)  and i cannot start some programs like : gspalt , vl-hot-config (are they xfce dependent ? )



i checked from the task manager for the xfce tasks and they are running:
o Window manager (xfwm4)
o Panel (xfce4-panel)
o Desktop manager (xfdesktop)
o File manager (thunar)
o Session manager (xfce4-session)

« Last Edit: May 26, 2009, 08:24:26 am by hlekat »


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Re: xfce problem
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2009, 09:24:26 am »

i am realizing that i have two problems.

i solved the first one with the network by using the network configuration of vasm.

the other problem is that i cant start some programs like gsplat, but i will post it in another section.