Re: Main pop-up menu items disappearing

tmh (tmh@lightstream.net)
Mon, 10 Aug 1998 10:56:58 -0400


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Chris Dunn wrote:

> Thanks for your input David.
>
> I do not have a /u/s//a/n/t/startmenu to copy from.
>
> Sorry, should have mentioned that I'm using Afterstep 1.4 installed from an
> AfterStep-1_4-1i386.rpm. Distro is Caldera Open Linux Lite 1.2.
>
> The situation becomes stranger. While trying to understand the problem and
> playing with the ~/G/L/A/s/Applications/Accessories sub-directory last night I
> attempted to reinstate all the original sample files. The last to be entered was
> "Change screen" which contains a single line - xvidtune &. This last entry
> appeared to be the proverbial straw as "Change screen" was added to the
> Accessories sub-menu but "Clock" (which I've never even touched) disappeared
> from the sub-menu.
>
> mv Clock to Newclock and "Newclock" appears on the sub-menu, but "Colors"
> disappears. mv Newclock back to Clock and "Colors" is back but Clock doesn't
> show up.
>
> As a side issue new files added to the sub-directory appear in apparently
> random and non-alphabetical order when the sub-menu is popped up. They
> appear in alphabetical order in the sub-directory for ls.
>
> This is exciting stuff but is not getting any work done. Do you have any further
> suggestions?
>
> On 8th August David Mihm said,
>
> > Telling this list which version of AfterStep is always a
> > GoodThing. :)  Here's what you need to do:
> >  1) cp /u/s/a/n/t/startmenu ~/G/L/A/n/t/
> >  2) startx
> >  3) menu --> Quit --> Update startmenu
>
> > If you don't have the Update startmenu still; what version are you
> > using, how did you install it (deb,rpm,tarball,etc), what changes did you
> > make if you had the tarball?
>
> On Sat, 8 Aug 1998, Chris Dunn wrote:
>
> ! David Mihm recommended a cure,
> !
> !               From the menu -- > Quit > Update startmenu
> !
> ! Tried that, and found the only options under Quit to be :
> !
> !               Quit
> !               Close this session
>                 Restart this session
> !
> ! Do I have a menu impaired version of Afterstep?
>
> Chris Dunn
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