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Drapes not working - lost

Postby marty510 on Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:41 pm

It is installed and has been removed and reinstalled, but I get this message when I try to just put it on my panel(add to panel)>>>>
The panel encountered a problem while loading "OAFIID:DrapesApplet".

Then it asks whether or not I want to delete or not
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby monkeyboy on Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:36 pm

marty510 wrote:It is installed and has been removed and reinstalled, but I get this message when I try to just put it on my panel(add to panel)>>>>
The panel encountered a problem while loading "OAFIID:DrapesApplet".

Then it asks whether or not I want to delete or not


I had a similar problem so I deleted Drapes and went with Wallpaper Tray and had much better luck.
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby marty510 on Fri Jun 26, 2009 7:40 pm

I'm using mint7 and have never been able to get wallpaper tray to sow up even after reinstalling it several times. I had wallpaper tray in mint6? Drapes looked pretty cool, but it was used(for awhile)as an alternative to wallpaper tray not appearing. I know with mint6 you'd have to restart your box to get it to show up, but no luck here. I'd use either one, definately.
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby marty510 on Fri Jun 26, 2009 8:33 pm

well, I deleted drapes and reinstalled wallpaper tray AND WHAT DO YOU KNOW...............there's wallpaper tray in "add to panel" ,so I added it to the panel. Different than mint6 where it would just show up in the applications list under "graphics".......after a reboot.
Small problem, just didn't know where to look.

Thanks monkeyboy for the clue

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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby marty510 on Thu May 20, 2010 7:10 pm

monkeyboy wrote:
marty510 wrote:It is installed and has been removed and reinstalled, but I get this message when I try to just put it on my panel(add to panel)>>>>
The panel encountered a problem while loading "OAFIID:DrapesApplet".

Then it asks whether or not I want to delete or not


I had a similar problem so I deleted Drapes and went with Wallpaper Tray and had much better luck.


Now I'm at Mint9 and there isn't a "Wallpaper Tray" to be used from the Synaptic package Manager.Tis gone. Same problem as in the quote. Drapes disappears from the panel after I drag and drop as well. Also, when you drag and drop Drapes to the top panel, It doesn't work at all...........no "preferences" menu on a right click. It will work on the bottom panel, for awhile before it's gone.
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby monkeyboy on Thu May 20, 2010 7:44 pm

Hi Marty510
I was in the same boat as you so I tried "wally" from the repositories, its much like the other changers once you get it setup.
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby MintHat on Fri May 21, 2010 8:27 am

Have a look at Wallpaper stacks, it's in the package manager.
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Re: Drapes not working - lost

Postby marty510 on Fri May 21, 2010 8:45 am

I started using Wally. Thanks for the info monkeyboy
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