The illume-config wrench has gone

forestmountain forestmountain at
Thu Aug 14 02:38:23 CEST 2008

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:49:05 -0700 (PDT) forestmountain
> <forestmountain at> babbled:
>> In the illume-config under shelfs I unmarked all options and thereby
>> removed
>> the wrench from being accessable on the shelfs. Does anybody know how to
>> get
>> the wrench back. Illume-config isn't showing as an icon and I don't know
>> where illume-config saves it's configuration.
> you have now just done the equivalent of "rm -rf /boot" :) - you'e not
> getting
> it back without manually resetting your config.
> yes. i know. it lets you shoot yourself in the foot. with no warning or
> help.
> as such that config spanner was a tool i used during development so i had
> access to all the config swizzle bits i REALLY needed and then at the end
> it was
> to be removed as if it never existed. the svn package rev of illume that
> did
> that actually was never used - an earlier one was and so there was a
> "hack" to
> just make it not visible/usable in the theme instead.
> so as such i really didn't spend any effort trying to "idiot-proof" the
> conifg
> (don't take tha the wrong way - please!".
> right now i can't do much for you but suggest you:
> rm -rf ~/.e/
> killall -HUP enlightenment
> from the shell to get a restore back to defaults :)
> and yes - i know about users being able to do this and yes there should
> either be special protection around hat 1 gadget, or some other mechanism
> to
> get it back or defaults back, should you get yourself into strife. i know!
> i
> need to fork illume and its package/theme anyway and make a new package
> set that
> actually brings back all these goodies (config panel, illume keyboard
> etc.) by
> default and THEN i'll start to worry about that config panel and such. :)
> -- 
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at>
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Don't worry, you are forgiven. No pain, no gain as they say!

Just glad to have a way to get it back. 

I'm rolling in luxury now - Enlightenment just returned in all its glamour.
Before this I was close to a reflash, I guess you just saved me the trouble.

Hope to see more of illume-config (with or without OM)

Kent Knudsen
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