[TriLUG] Gnome configuration
zzd at contentdb.net
Tue Dec 9 17:10:54 EST 2003
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A couple of thoughts:
1] Have you tried commenting out the "glx" 3D layer module being loaded in
/etc/X11/XF86Config. kdm may only use this if it is available.
2] Have you tried using an alternate login manager, perhaps xdm or gdm don't
On Tuesday 09 December 2003 04:22 pm, Janyne Kizer wrote:
> Tanner Lovelace wrote:
> > Janyne Kizer wrote:
> >> We contacted our thin client vendor and they said that for $400/unit
> >> (that would be like $320,000) they could sell us the OpenGL stuff that
> >> we need.
> > [...]
> >> These are NCD thin clients -- specifically the HMX and Explora product
> >> lines. We did contact other people that use Linux with these clients
> >> and they have experienced the same issues.
> > Ok, that makes sense. You didn't mention thin clients before, iirc.
> >> Well, the clients are not usuable because it pops up an error message
> >> about 30 times per minute. That seems like a really good reason to
> >> try something else.
> > Did you try to figure out what was using OpenGL? I find it hard to
> > believe that you can't use KDE unless you have OpenGL working. There's
> > just no need for it in a standard windowing environment.
> It's needed for login and apparently for the task manager as well. We
> have elected not to roll our own KDE.
> Janyne Kizer
> CNE-3, CNE-4, CNE-5
> Systems Programmer Administrator I
> NC State University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
> Extension and Administrative Technology Services
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