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JWM Corrupt Config
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UberNoob


Joined: 23 Jan 2010
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Location: Potsdam NY USA

PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 19:43    Post subject:  JWM Corrupt Config  

Just tried changing some JWM settings (specifically tray management) and got a
NEW CONFIG CORRUPT. KEEPING ORIGINAL.
All other JWM Config Manager settings work appropriately.
I'm running 4.3.1 Full on a Dell Inspiron B130 and have no idea how I did this though a similar problem is mentioned here:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=143742&sid=3c2600793789c077aaa4f5bf14536f19
Is there a way to manually replace or repair my JWM config file?

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pri


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Location: Bandung Indonesia

PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 20:13    Post subject:  

try this one to fix jwm
jwmconfig2-20090207.pet

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PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 21:18    Post subject:  

Crying or Very sad
The .pet installed okay, re-booted, same problem.
I DO appreciate the try though, thanks!

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technosaurus


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PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 21:38    Post subject:  

maybe?
Code:
cp -f /initrd/pup_ro2/root/.jwmrc-tray /root/.jwmrc-tray

followed by a fixmenus

jwm -p #tells you where it goes wrong

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pri


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PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 21:45    Post subject:  

owh..

this is my jwm tray
Quote:
<JWM>
<Tray autohide="false" insert="right" x="0" y="-1" border="1" height="28" >

<!-- Additional TrayButton attribute: label -->
<TrayButton label="Start Menu" icon="mini-dog.xpm">root:3</TrayButton>

<!-- <TrayButton popup="Run commandline" icon="gexec.xpm">exec:gexec</TrayButton> -->
<TrayButton popup="Show Desktop" icon="mini-desktop.xpm">showdesktop</TrayButton>
<TrayButton popup="Free space in drives" icon="mini-hdisk.xpm">exec:partview</TrayButton>

<!-- Additional Pager attributes; width, height -->
<Pager/>

<!-- Additional TaskList attribute: maxwidth -->
<TaskList/>

<Dock/>

<!-- Additional Swallow attribute: height -->

<Swallow name="blinky">
blinkydelayed -bg "#DCDAD5"
</Swallow>

<Swallow name="asapm">
asapmshell -u 4
</Swallow>

<Swallow name="freememapplet" width="34">
freememappletshell
</Swallow>

<Swallow name="xload" width="32">
xload -nolabel -bg "#888888" -fg red -hl white
</Swallow>

<Clock>minixcal</Clock>
</Tray>
</JWM>


try copied this to your /root/.jwmrc-tray

to make it autohide, change false with true

<Tray autohide="false" insert="right" x="0" y="-1" border="1" height="28" >

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PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2010, 23:30    Post subject:  

@pri & technosaurus
Thanks for the ideas. Neither one helped with my odd problem HOWEVER in the spirit of making lemonade with those lemons I spent some time devouring the JWM docs I could find online and discovered that directly manipulating the .jwmrc-tray file was easy enough and gave me additional options left out of the GUI! Guess I liked my problem more than the original state!

BTW, all I got out of "jwm -p" was a pair of tag errors in jwmrc-theme

Thanks again for your effort!
Cheers.

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puppymartin


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PostPosted: Wed 20 Oct 2010, 15:19    Post subject:  

A new version of "/usr/local/jwmconfig2/taskbarConfig".
It just changes autohide="false" to autohide="true" (or autohide="true" to autohide="false") and a JWM restart.
taskbarConfig2.tar.gz
Description  taskbarConfig2 to replace taskbarConfig
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DaveS


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Location: UK

PostPosted: Wed 20 Oct 2010, 15:27    Post subject:  

Often this is caused by a <corner> tag in the theme file. <corner> tags are no longer supported. Go to /root/.jwm/jwmrc-theme and open it as text. (right click, select 'open as text'
Look for any mention of 'corners' Comment it out so it looks like this:
Code:
    <Inactive>
    <Opacity>.8</Opacity>
       <Text>#000000</Text>
       <Title>#ebe4e4:#c0bebe</Title>         
<!--       <Corner>#ebe4e4</Corner> -->
       <Outline>#ebe4e4</Outline>
    </Inactive>
</WindowStyle>


Comment out each instance you find. Please report back if this is the case as there is another step to complete.

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PostPosted: Thu 21 Oct 2010, 00:39    Post subject:  

UberNoob wrote:
BTW, all I got out of "jwm -p" was a pair of tag errors in jwmrc-theme...Thanks again for your effort!

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PostPosted: Thu 21 Oct 2010, 03:37    Post subject: jwmconfig2-20100823  

The 'Application launch buttons in tray' of JWM configuration did not work for a long time.
The Japanese Forum member, himajin and shinobar, fixed the code.

See:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=59058

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