the application gnome-panel has crashed - fedora 6

I'm getting the error "the application gnome-panel has crashed" in fedora 6. I click ok the toolbar loads up for a second then i get the error again. Reboot won't fix it. It happened when I was arching a file into zip and it said it can't arhicive into itself.
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wesly_chenCommented:
After logging into Gnome if the gnome-panel has crashed, hit Ctrl+Alt+F11 and login to the console.
$ killall gnome-panel
Logout of the console.
Hit Ctrl+Alt+F7.

If the gnome-panel has not restarted, then clear any error messages, right-click on the desktop and select "Open Terminal". In the terminal, type:
$ gnome-panel &
After gnome-panel starts, logout of Gnome normally.
This should save your session.
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JPERKS1985Author Commented:
I tried this and it still would error, I uninstalled gnome and installed kde. Gnome is a piece of garbage if it breaks itself! :D KDE is prettier anyways.
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