illume-config-illume on 2008.8-updates

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Tue Sep 2 06:38:35 CEST 2008

On Tue, 2 Sep 2008 13:32:19 +1000 "Ben Batt" <benbatt at> babbled:

> >> 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).

ok it did - you asked e to use a profile that didn't exist - it fell back to e's
default... whihc is the desktop config e comes with. :) thus the profile.cfg
file tells it to use illume, it goes "hmm - doesnt exist - well i'll use the
default config".

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