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Description of problem:
switchdesk craps out as soon as you try to run it. I know some people
have been reporting troubles with it on the mailing list but they're
saying they've gotten it to run at least once. I cannot get it to run
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run switchdesk from the menu or the commandline
2. it fails
Actual Results: switchdesk did not run at all.
Expected Results: it should have given me my desktop options.
[root@stealth root]# switchdesk
Red Hat Linux switchdesk 4.0
Copyright (C) 1999-2004 Red Hat, Inc
Redistributable under the terms of the GNU General Public License
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/switchdesk/switchdesk-gui.py", line 36, in ?
from backend import *
File "/usr/share/switchdesk/backend.py", line 18
PROGNAME = @NAME@
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
it's already fixed in 4.0.3-1, which should be available in rawhide
now. Thanks for your report