[Users] Claws Crashes Repeatedly

Troy Vitullo info at troyvit.com
Mon Apr 30 22:52:34 CEST 2012

On Tue, 1 May 2012 05:36:01 +0900
Charles Lipton <crlipton at gol.com> wrote:

> >From: Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk>
> >
> >On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 19:27:11 +0900
> >Charles Lipton <crlipton at gol.com> wrote: 
> >
> >> The times when the crashes occur are always after sending but are
> >> otherwise random and unpredictable, so I don't know where else I
> >> should begin checks for errors or error messages.  
> >> 
> >> A fix or suggestions appreciated.  
> >
> >Sounds like you're probably using the oxygen-gtk GTK theme. Change
> >this, it's buggy.
> Thanks.  I changed the style to Clearlooks from Oxygen and will see if
> that does the trick.  The only other setting with the word "Oxygen" in
> it was the desktop colors setting and doubt changing that will impact
> anything.
> A note -- when I first changed the style, I tried the pre-installed
> GTK+ and, when changing from that to Cleanlooks triggered a general
> system crash that took down much of KDE.  Crash report has been filed
> with Ubuntu but I am not sure that the crash is related.
> If the problem persists, I'll let everyone know.
> Charles Lipton

I really really hate to say this but when things get that strange for me in KDE I often have to just move/remove my entire ~/.kde directory and start fresh. It's a hassle setting everything up again but it does tend to solve that kind of problem.


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