gpilotd-control-applet.desktop has a malformed "Encoding" line, should
be "Encoding=UTF-8", not "Encoding UTF-8".
(This is bug #142170 in upstream CVS)
#142170 in upstream Bugzilla, but fix not in upstream CVS yet...
(I know, I filed it there (and pointed the URL field here to it :))
fixed in upstream