Thread: x11 installation trouble
03-21-2004, 07:17 PM #1jp_tixGuestx11 installation trouble
i'm trying to install the apple x11 from the file X11UserForMacOSX.mpkg.
i can run the installer, but when i try to choose the target disk i can't choose any!
i probably would want to install it on the Macintosh HD disk, but when i
click it it says something like "you can not install on this volume. could not find chosen message for index 17" (freely translated from norwegian version of panther).
i have used X11 on the machine before, but uninstalled it by removing the application itself (in the Applications folder) and removing the
/usr/x11R6 and /etc/X11 folders. perhaps that's why i'm having problems now...
03-21-2004, 07:59 PM #2
03-21-2004, 08:12 PM #3jp_tixGuestOriginally Posted by witeshark
the norwegian message is :
Du kan ikke installere denne programvaren på dette volumet.
Fant ikke angitt melding for 17-indeksen.
if i choose any other volumes (ipod, external fw disk) it says the
same thing except "index 16" instead of 17.
03-21-2004, 08:22 PM #4Originally Posted by jp_tix
03-21-2004, 08:27 PM #5jp_tixGuestOriginally Posted by witeshark
03-21-2004, 08:28 PM #6
Oh no! not the whole OS just the app!
03-21-2004, 08:31 PM #7jp_tixGuestOriginally Posted by witeshark
03-21-2004, 08:34 PM #8
Well if you can isolate the file names that you need to delete I bet you can do it from the terminal. type grep >filemane< and when you see ones you want gone rm >filemane< maybe that will clear things up
03-21-2004, 09:07 PM #9jp_tixGuestOriginally Posted by witeshark
03-21-2004, 10:01 PM #10
Glad it worked, that first reinstall post -that is what I was trying to suggest.
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