illume-config-illume on 2008.8-updates

Ben Batt benbatt at
Tue Sep 2 05:32:19 CEST 2008

>> I actually suspected something like this would be the fix, so I tried
>> removing the entire ~/.e directory yesterday, assuming it would be
>> automatically regenerated, but I was sadly mistaken, and had to
>> reflash the device :-P Let's hear it for making backups before you
>> mess with important config files :-)
> hmm - all of ~/.e should be re-filled if u nuke it. e's startup code does just
> that. has done for years... thats how it gets there in the first place! :)

Yeah, that was my assumption. I think it refilled it, but with bad
defaults - I got an enlightenment splash screen when I rebooted,
followed by the Qtopia keyboard and nothing else (no illume launcher,
just a white background).


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