RE: New install prob.

Dave LaMothe (
Sat, 27 Mar 1999 20:15:04 -0500 (EST)

On 28-Mar-99 Mitchell Ullman wrote:
> Hello,
> I just got the rpms for as 1.6.10 and I have been having a bit of
> trouble.  At first, I just could not get as to run.  Then, I figured out
> that rh wants the "new" path for as.  So, I put the path in .xinitrc and
> viola!  It runs!  But, apparently, there are other path discretions:
> I cannot get any background.  When I startx, the grainy screen stays as
> AS starts.  I can't even get the pictures selection from the menu to
> work.  I have also tried to edit my menu and wharf, autoexec in the
> home/GNUstep/Library/afterstep dir, but none of the changes I have made
> make a diff.  Do I have to make my personal settings the global
> settings, I hope not, as I do have more than one user that may want
> things diff.
> TIA,
> JMU1

I don't use the 1.6.10 rpm anymore but back when I installed it I experienced
the same problem you speak of and if I remember correctly the paths in the
G/L/A/base.xxbpp we incorrect. You might want to have a look at those files.