Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1026064
Installed cinnamon breaks gnome-shell
Last modified: 2015-02-18 06:39:02 EST
Description of problem:
After I installed cinnamon package I'm not able to change display settings in gnome-shell.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# rpm -q gnome-shell cinnamon
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install cinnamon
2. login to gnome-shell
3. open "Display settings"
4. click "Apply"
"GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.cinnamon.SettingsDaemon was not provided by any .service files"
and no changes can be applied.
no errors and changes are applied
cinnamon-control-center and cinnamon-settings wont run in gnome-shell, this is normal, cinnamon tools have no affect on gnome.
Try using gnome control-center instead to change gnome settings eg:
That makes sense, but I haven't run the application from command-line, only typed "display" in Activities and run the first application named "Displays".
So the problem is actually that a wrong application run in gnome-shell -- cinnamon-control-center is run instead of gnome-control-center -- i.e. I see the following process running in gnome-shell:
python /usr/lib/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-settings.py display
Re-assigning to gnome-shell, since it should be the one ensuring correct app is run.
(In reply to leigh scott from comment #1)
> cinnamon-control-center and cinnamon-settings wont run in gnome-shell, this
> is normal, cinnamon tools have no affect on gnome.
Then they should use
in their .desktop file.
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