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I removed a cpl of media playets from add/remove, when i restarted fedora my desktop was messed up, no taskbar no theme, looks like a xfce below are my errors ...
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    I broke gdm :(


    I removed a cpl of media playets from add/remove, when i restarted fedora my desktop was messed up, no taskbar no theme, looks like a xfce below are my errors from, /var/log/messages:

    I have tried

    * yum remove gdm and yum install gdm but still no luck
    * a different kernel
    * a different driver (vesa)
    * running gdmsetup

    PS:gdm-binary does exists in etc

    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[2242]: WARNING: failsafe dialog failed (inhibitions: 0 0)
    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[3121]: Gtk-WARNING: cannot open display: :0
    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[2242]: WARNING: failsafe dialog failed (inhibitions: 0 1)
    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[3127]: Gtk-WARNING: cannot open display: :0
    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[2242]: WARNING: failsafe dialog failed (inhibitions: 1 1)
    Jan 28 08:44:59 localhost gdm-binary[2977]: WARNING: gdm_slave_xioerror_handler: Fatal X error - Restarting :0
    Jan 28 08:45:09 localhost gdm-binary[3131]: GLib-CRITICAL: g_key_file_get_string: assertion `key_file != NULL' failed
    Jan 28 08:45:09 localhost gdm-binary[3131]: GLib-CRITICAL: g_key_file_get_string: assertion `key_file != NULL' failed
    Jan 28 08:45:09 localhost gdm-binary[3131]: GLib-CRITICAL: g_key_file_free: assertion `key_file != NULL' failed
    Jan 28 08:51:18 localhost gdm-binary[2144]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 08:56:17 localhost gdm-binary[2144]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 09:10:26 localhost yum: Updated: gdm - 1:2.20.2-2.fc8.x86_64
    Jan 28 09:11:48 localhost gdm-binary[2144]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 09:13:08 localhost gdm-binary[2255]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 09:28:20 localhost gdm-binary[3155]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 09:29:26 localhost gdm-binary[3863]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    Jan 28 09:29:28 localhost gdm-binary[3894]: WARNING: Display :0 is busy. There is another X server running already.
    Jan 28 09:29:31 localhost gdm-binary[3894]: WARNING: Display :0 is busy. There is another X server running already.
    Jan 28 09:29:46 localhost gdm-binary[3894]: WARNING: gdm_server_start: Display :0 busy. Trying another display number.
    Jan 28 09:29:47 localhost gdm-binary[3964]: atk-bridge-WARNING: AT_SPI_REGISTRY was not started at session startup.
    Jan 28 09:29:47 localhost gdm-binary[3964]: atk-bridge-WARNING: IOR not set.
    Jan 28 09:29:47 localhost gdm-binary[3964]: atk-bridge-WARNING: Could not locate registry
    Jan 28 09:29:47 localhost gdm-binary[3964]: Gtk-WARNING: Ignoring the separator setting
    Jan 28 09:42:09 localhost yum: Erased: fedorainfinity-gdm-theme
    Jan 28 09:42:11 localhost yum: Erased: gdm
    Jan 28 09:46:27 localhost yum: Installed: gdm - 1:2.20.2-2.fc8.x86_64
    Jan 28 09:46:28 localhost yum: Installed: fedorainfinity-gdm-theme - 8.0.1-1.fc8.noarch
    Jan 28 09:58:53 localhost gdm-binary[2254]: (null): cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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    If you were using GNOME, try
    Code:
    #yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"

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