Sabayon – Woes and Whoas of Upgrades

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Seems to be some woes and whoas running rampant in the community. Lets take a look and see what some of the popular ones are. Most of the issues are after a fresh install and than doing the upgrades via the package manager to get your system current with the repositories.

Missing icons: Upon reboot, all your icons are missing, seeing X’s instead of an image. This one creeps up from time to time and doesn’t seem to be effecting those that have been rolling along with updates. Please reinstall gtk+ by doing equo install x11-libs/gtk+ and restart your desktop. Everything should be happy once again.

KDE login: Seems a lot of people are having issues with not being able to log in after doing updates. It seems to effect even those that are rolling along with it. I haven’t been in my KDE install for some time now so I am not up to speed with this. So I suggest a few things:

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