If after entering username/password you see a small window (with a going back and forth blue “slider”) saying:
“Completing post install setup”
most likely svc:/system/postrun/default service is not running.
Check the status:
# svcs -vx postrun
and enable it if it’s disabled (for example, after a system upgrade)
# svcadm enable postrun
Related system packages:
# pkginfo | fgrep postrun
GNOME2 SUNWpostrun Delayed execution environment for procedural package scripts
GNOME2 SUNWpostrun-root Delayed execution environment for procedural package scripts – / filesystem
The current version can be found here: http://dlc.sun.com/osol/jds/downloads/current/
Tried to install Vermillion 94 yesterday (GNOME 2.23.4) but had to fail back to nevada_92 (GNOME 2.22.2), because 94 was almost unusable (e.g. right button did not work, window manager did not want to start automatically, etc). Both installers failed to install JDS correclty (missed or incorrectly configured packages and files).
For example, libgnome-desktop-2.so.2 was missing in v94.
If you can’t login, if your GNOME session crashes, if you fonts are garbled or you see no fonts at all, check the following files:
Continue reading “Troubleshooting GNOME”
Internet/Intranet Input Method (IIIM) is a distributed Input Method solution that provides Input support for Java & X11 clients via Internet/Intranet. The related documentation can be found here.
When I upgraded from snv_83a to snv_85 I lost the ability to switch layouts. This is what I discovered:
Continue reading “Switching keyboard layouts and IIIM”