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Elyssa - Package Managager... solved

Postby tenfoot on Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:31 am

I have just installed Elyssa on my Thinkpad T60 and have run into a problem, inasmuch as I cannot access the Package Manager. Every time I attempt to do so I get an error message: "Could not grab your mouse. A malicious client may be eavesdropping on your session or you may have justr clicked a menu or some application just decided to get focus. Try again."

No other menus are affected - although the Quit menu is very slow in appearing.

I have rebooted the machine and made clicking the Package Manage the first thing I've done after boot has completed. The result is still the same.

Has anyone else experienced this problem, please? More importantly, does anyone know what could be causing it?

In the meantime, I'll delay installing Elyssa on my main machine.

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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby Husse on Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:38 am

I read someone making a joke about that error message so (unless that was you) at least you're not alone with the error message
I don't think it has anything to do with Synaptic though
Try to right click the menu button > Reload plugins
If that does not help Remove from panel and add it back in again
This is what you always should do if the menu behaves badly and solves most menu problems
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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby mike^ on Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:21 am

Try the Thinkpad Forum... http://forum.thinkpads.com/

They have a Linux forum there. I have an R61i myself for mucking around.
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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby tenfoot on Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:51 pm

Husse wrote:I read someone making a joke about that error message so (unless that was you) at least you're not alone with the error message
I don't think it has anything to do with Synaptic though


Not expert enough to even attempt a joke of that nature :)

Husse wrote:Try to right click the menu button > Reload plugins


Tried that and it made no difference :cry:

Husse wrote:If that does not help Remove from panel and add it back in again
This is what you always should do if the menu behaves badly and solves most menu problems


And this is where I made one of my traditional "blues", as I did not read your instructions correctly and removed the whole of the menu and have no idea how to reinstate it.

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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby Zwopper on Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:02 pm

tenfoot wrote:And this is where I made one of my traditional "blues", as I did not read your instructions correctly and removed the whole of the menu and have no idea how to reinstate it.
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Sometimes I think I should go back to a slate board and chalk :!:

* Right click on the panel
* Add to panel
* mintMenu

--Done! :D
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Re: Elyssa - Package Manager...

Postby tenfoot on Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:28 am

Zwopper wrote:
tenfoot wrote:And this is where I made one of my traditional "blues", as I did not read your instructions correctly and removed the whole of the menu and have no idea how to reinstate it.
tenfoot (or should that be tenderfoot!)
Sometimes I think I should go back to a slate board and chalk :!:

* Right click on the panel
* Add to panel
* mintMenu

--Done! :D


Excellent! And now I wonder whey I sometimes get out of bed in the morning :oops:

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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby ed@Mint on Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:21 am

:lol:
I guess we all have our "days"... :wink:
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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby Fred on Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:51 am

Ed,

At your age you have bad days. At my age you have bad years. :-)

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Re: Elyssa - Package Managager...

Postby tenfoot on Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:35 pm

Fred wrote:Ed,

At your age you have bad days. At my age you have bad years. :-)

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Ah! come on now. I have to admit to 76+ and still counting :)

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