FC3: Gnome desktop seems to have disappeared
kwokhon at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 02:59:58 UTC 2004
On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 17:11:13 -0600, Micheal Clark
<sundance at sundanceloki.com> wrote:
> James Wilkinson wrote:
> >Wong Kwok-hon wrote:
> >>I have such like that before and I fixed. It just use the root acount
> >>and delete the files begin with "." excepted the .profile and the
> >>system would copy back to default.
> >Sorry, Ringo, but your English isn't particularly clear there. And one
> >interpretation of that advice is dangerous.
> >No-one should delete anything unless they are sure they know what it is
> >or that they don't need it. If you need to make sure that your system
> >won't look at a file, rename it or move it.
> >A number of programs will keep information in hidden files (those
> >beginning with dots), and you *will* lose data like bookmarks, account
> >settings, and potentially e-mail.
> >Note, too, that "." and ".." have special meanings in Unix (and
> >Unix-like systems like Fedora).
Sorry for my poor english and I will shut up because of my poor english. :(
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