Well, Don, I don't know what that did but it sure fixed my problem!
Thanks so much for the help. I really like the updated gramps that goes
with gnome 2. I usually use KDE and when I logged into gnome I got a
mess of error mssgs that went away after I followed your instructions.
I did have some problems with Nautilus and a few other programs with the
upgrade as you pointed out.
On Sat, 2004-01-24 at 08:19, Don Allingham wrote:
> I did a bit of searching on Google, and it seems that this problem can
> occur after upgrading from GNOME 1 to GNOME 2. The problem isn't GRAMPS
> specific, in fact, it seems to be much more common with nautilus than
> anything else.
> The most common suggestion is to delete the .gconfd directory. I would
> recommend completely logging out, logging in as root, and deleting the
> .gconfd directory in your home directory.
> Once you've done that, restart the X server (Ctrl-Alt-Backspace)
> If this still doesn't work, contact me again, and we'll try a few other
> On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 23:24, Marlaina Barr wrote:
> > I just updated from Red Hat 7.2 to 9 and also updated to gramps-0.9
> > Looks like I need to change permissions somewhere as I am unable to run
> > gramps as user but able to as root. I was able to bring up gramps the
> > first time as user with the initial welcome and input your info window,
> > but now get the following:
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > File "/usr/share/gramps/gramps.py", line 71, in ?
> > import gramps_main
> > File "/usr/share/gramps/gramps_main.py", line 53, in ?
> > import PedView
> > File "/usr/share/gramps/PedView.py", line 40, in ?
> > import GrampsCfg
> > File "/usr/share/gramps/GrampsCfg.py", line 58, in ?
> > client.add_dir("/apps/gramps",gconf.CLIENT_PRELOAD_NONE)
> > gobject.GError: Configuration server couldn't be contacted:
> > CORBA error: IDL:omg.org/CORBA/BAD_OPERATION:1.0
> > Any suggestions - I'm not exactly linux savvy..
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