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Date:      Tue, 24 Mar 2009 12:45:30 -0700
From:      "Jack L." <xxjack12xx@gmail.com>
To:        Manish Jain <invalid.pointer@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Clicking on Terminal crashes XFCE4
Message-ID:  <ab581e310903241245l181fba63k110b99acb79c41ba@mail.gmail.com>
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On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Manish Jain <invalid.pointer@gmail.com> w=
rote:
> Jack L. wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:40 AM, Manish Jain <invalid.pointer@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Warren Block wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 24 Mar 2009, Manish Jain wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I am Gnome user just trying out xfce for fun. I did a
>>>>> 'make install clean' in /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4-?*
>>>>
>>>> The meta-port is just /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4, which you haven't
>>>> installed.
>>>>
>>>>> Everything went well. When I did a startx, xfce4 came up nicely.
>>>>> Everything seems ok, but when I click on Terminal/xterm, X crashes
>>>>> returning
>>>>> me to the console.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there something missing or wrong in my setup ? Any help would be
>>>>> appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Install /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4 to fill out the rest of the
>>>> requirements,
>>>> then do startxfce4.
>>>>
>>>> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
>>>>
>>> I installed /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4 too. The results are exactly the
>>> same.
>>> Interestingly, I can run gnome-terminal in xfce without any hiccup. Eve=
n
>>> more interestingly, I can xfce's Terminal from Gnome pretty well. There
>>> are
>>> a few warnings though :
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find the icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-newtab'. The 'hicolor' theme
>>> was not found either, perhaps you need to install it.
>>> You can get a copy from:
>>> =C3=82 =C2=A0=C3=82 =C2=A0=C3=82 =C2=A0=C3=82 http://icon-theme.freedes=
ktop.org/releases
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-newtab' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-newtab' not
>>> present
>>> in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-newwindow' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-newwindow' n=
ot
>>> present in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-closetab' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-closetab' not
>>> present in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-closewindow' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-closewindo=
w'
>>> not present in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-newtab' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-newtab' not
>>> present
>>> in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-newwindow' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-newwindow' n=
ot
>>> present in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading theme icon
>>> 'stock_terminal-closewindow' for stock: Icon 'stock_terminal-closewindo=
w'
>>> not present in theme
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: instance of invalid
>>> non-instantiatable type `(null)'
>>>
>>> (Terminal:20866): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_signal_handler_disconnect=
:
>>> assertion `G_TYPE_CHECK_INSTANCE (instance)' failed
>>>
>>> --
>>
>> Try a make clean install clean and see if it still does that. Also,
>> are your ports up to date?
>>
>
> Hi Jack/Warren/All,
>
> I did :
>
> make deinstall
> make clean
> make install clean
>
> The results are the same. I downloaded ports.tar.gz last week, so I think
> the ports should be fairly up2date. However, I would still greatly
> appreciate it if somebody could send me an sh/bash script or command that
> would demonstrate how to use cvsup to keep my ports directory up2date. Us=
ing
> cvs is one area which, thanks to my Linux heritage, is best rated as
> ERROR_NONE

You can use cvs.
rm -rf your /usr/ports
cd /usr
cvs -d anoncvs@anoncvs.fr.freebsd.org:/home/ncvs co ports
and then try installing the port you want to install.
Also, rm -rf /var/db/ports/* to clear out the previous make options
and see if you need to reconfigure some options.



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