Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120563
Applets fail to start when placed on the panel bar
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:40 EST
Description of problem:
The normal method of adding an applet to the panel bar does not work.
For users who haven't logged in for a while, the applets fail to load.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Right click on the panel bar
2. Select to add the clock applet to the bar
The "Clock" applet appears to have died unexpectedly.
Do you want to reload this applet?
(If you choose not to reload it at this time you can always add it by
right clicking on the panel and clicking on the "Add to Panel" submenu)
Clicking to add the applet results in the same error being generated
The clock is added to the panel bar and is available after logging out
and logging in.
This problem was not in the previous (roughly Wednesday 07/04 for the
I've changed this to gnome-panel rather than gnome-applets. I've just
recompiled from the gnome sources the panel and everything works again.
Is everything working from a clean install now? It sounds like it was
some spurious error - maybe for some reason the gnome-panel package
wasn't installed properly for the first time? I haven't seen any
Seems fine now. Report can be closed. Thanks