[arch-general] Gnome update failed

Christopher Daley crdaley at gmail.com
Tue May 12 17:40:21 EDT 2009

Once you've logged in to Gnome try switching to a TTY and as root run
"killall compiz".  From the gray screen with compiz effects activated it
sounds like a driver issue when loading compiz that turns the entire screen
that color.

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Manolo <manolo.k at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone, the last month when I was trying to update with pacman
> -Syu, this error message showed up:
>  usr/sbin/gconfpkg: line 18: 21838 Violaci�n de segmento
> GCONF_CONFIG_SOURCE=`/usr/bin/gconftool-2 --get-default-source`
> /usr/bin/gconftool-2 --makefile-install-rule
> /usr/share/gconf/schemas/${pkgname}.schemas > /dev/null
> When I rebooted, I couldn't enter into Gnome again. The only thing I
> could see was a gray screen, but with the compiz effects activated
> (cube). I tried to downgrade and to force the installation of the
> package gnome, xorg-server and so on, but nothing happened.
> Now, I'm usin LXDE (a nice DE, by the way), but the update of gnome
> package keeps failing.
> Anyone with this trouble, any ideas about solving this issue?
> Thanks,
> Manolo.

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