nothing happens on startup

Asked by braineatingalien on 2007-11-21

Not sure if this is a bug or not but when I open the program gdesklets it just comes up with a window that all grey and has a tile of gDesklets Shell and if I click close it will ask me to force quit it or if I just let it sit there it will disappear over time. I have a HP dv6000z laptop and I have tried reinstalling it using the synaptic package manager

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Robert Pastierovic (just-me) said : #1

try running from the text console: gdesklets shell
a let us know what the output is
also what distribution u r using, desklets version (running "desklets version" command from text console)

Edmond (ekemokai-dev) said : #2

apparently deleting the hidden file ".gDesklets" in your /home/[usr] directory does the trick.

lqsohu (lqsohu) said : #3

Log messages of /home/cellon/.gdesklets/logs/gdesklets%3A0.log
/usr/lib/gdesklets/utils/ RuntimeWarning: Python C API version mismatch for module tiling: This Python has API version 1013, module til
  module = _old_imp(name, globs, locls, fromlist)
/usr/lib/gdesklets/utils/ RuntimeWarning: Python C API version mismatch for module x11: This Python has API version 1013, module x11 ha
  module = _old_imp(name, globs, locls, fromlist)

Warning: "/usr/lib/gdesklets/Controls/System" is an invalid control.

Deprecation: Sensors are deprecated since v0.30.
Please consider using controls and inline scripts.

[EXC] cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

[---] 113 # give us an absolute path.
[---] 114 #
[---] 115 _old_imp = __import__
[---] 116 def _new_imp(name, globs = {}, locls = {}, fromlist = []):
[---] 117
[ERR]> 118 module = _old_imp(name, globs, locls, fromlist)
[---] 119 # builtin modules have no "__file__" attribute, so we have to check for it
[---] 120 if (module):
[---] 121 if (hasattr(module, "__file__")):
[---] 122 module.__file__ = os.path.abspath(module.__file__)
[---] 123 return module
[---] 124 else:
Could not load sensor StarterBar

[EXC][Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/lib/gdesklets/../../share/gdesklets/Sensors'

[---] 32 try:
[---] 33
[---] 34 for p in SENSORPATHS:
[---] 35
[---] 36 try:
[ERR]> 37 os.chdir(p)
[---] 38 except OSError:
[---] 39 continue
[---] 40
[---] 41 # reload old modules to force using the latest version; this
[---] 42 # means we can edit modules while running gDesklets
[---] 43 # TODO: clean up


Kshitij Aggarwal (funkyidol) said : #4

I tried deleting the .gdesklet folder as told, but it still doest starts for me.
using hardy heron and latest desklets version

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