[Gimp-user] gimp and dead X

2001-03-23 Thread mrweb
Hi List, I was working with a couple of images the other day, simply adjusting the tonal qualities on one of them when suddenly gimp went wild on me. Within only a few seconds my screen was filled with hundreds of task bar buttons for a multitude of new copies of the image in question. Before I

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp and dead X

2001-03-23 Thread rob
Unless you ran gimp as root there is nothing it can do that would harm your system. (With the possible exception that it could get stuck in a loop and spew out error messages untill you run out of disk space). This isn't the place for a fix but you would need to give a lot more info about the

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp and dead X

2001-03-23 Thread Carol Spears
mrweb wrote: Hi List, I was working with a couple of images the other day, simply adjusting the tonal qualities on one of them when suddenly gimp went wild on me. Within only a few seconds my screen was filled with hundreds of task bar buttons for a multitude of new copies of the image

Re: [Gimp-user] gimp and dead X

2001-03-23 Thread Carol Spears
I shut down my system and when I went to reboot I could only boot into text mode? You shouldn't have to reboot. The next time the gimp acts up on you, try this: 1. hit CTRLALTF1 all at the same time 2. login in and type "ps -ax" no quotes 3. find the gimp and the number with it and type