F12 -> F14 (via preupgrade), not so smooth

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
Sat Dec 4 20:47:11 UTC 2010

On 12/04/2010 03:16 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 12/04/2010 11:56 AM, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>> 1) It doesn't seem to matter what image I choose to use as my desktop
>> background.  It doesn't stick.
> Try installing and using Wallpapoz.  I originally tried it so I could 
> have a different background on each desktop, but found it much more 
> interesting just to have a set of random wallpapers.  (Mind you, I could 
> mix both effects by having a different list for each desktop, but that's 
> much more bother than it's worth to me.)  Even if you want one and only 
> one wallpaper, it should be able to override whatever Gnome's trying to do.

Thank-you!  And we have a winner!  I discovered that I *already* had
wallpapoz installed and it was running.  After I removed it, and killed
the running processes, my Gnome desktop control returned to normal!
Wallpapoz was what was screwing it up!


Kevin J. Cummings
kjchome at rcn.com
cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
cummings at kjc386.framingham.ma.us
Registered Linux User #1232 (http://counter.li.org)

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