Bug 512099

Summary: gnome-terminal reports Failed to contact the GConf daemon; exiting.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andrew Haley <aph>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Andrew Haley 2009-07-16 06:34:24 EDT
Description of problem:

When remotely run from older systems, gnome-terminal fails, reporting
Failed to contact the GConf daemon; exiting.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

gnome-terminal-2.26.2-1.fc11.x86_64


How reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:

zebedee is Fedora 10, zorro Fedora 11.

zebedee:~ $ ssh zorro gnome-terminal
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display "localhost:11.0".
Failed to contact the GConf daemon; exiting.

ssh zorro xterm works perfectly.
Comment 1 Andrew Haley 2009-07-16 07:03:27 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 484134 ***