Bug 1338060 - Cannot add local dictd source
Summary: Cannot add local dictd source
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-dictionary
Version: 24
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-05-21 10:40 UTC by Oleg Pykhalov
Modified: 2017-08-08 14:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 14:36:23 UTC
Type: Bug

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GNOME Bugzilla 762589 0 None None None 2016-05-21 10:40:11 UTC

Description Oleg Pykhalov 2016-05-21 10:40:12 UTC
Description of problem:
Cannot add local dictd source

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

How reproducible:
Trying to get the gnome-dictionary to use a local source, but the button to add dictionaries is greyed out. I can get to the menu which says "add dictionary source", and enter the hostname and everything, but it won't actually let me add it. Also, if I try to edit an existing dictionary source, nothing sticks. After I close the dialog box, when I reopen it the exact same settings are back.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome-dictionary -> Open "Preferences".
2. Click plus button (add a new dictionary source).
3. Select "Transport" to dictionary server.
4. Change "Hostname" to host that serve dictd.service with dictionaries.
5. Cannot click Add, cannot reload list of avaible databases in "Dictionaries" tab.

Actual results:
** Message: Creating XDG config directory: /home/user1/.config/gnome-dictionary

(gnome-dictionary:2196): Gdict-CRITICAL **: gdict_database_chooser_get_context: assertion 'GDICT_IS_DATABASE_CHOOSER (chooser)' failed

(gnome-dictionary:2196): Gdict-CRITICAL **: gdict_database_chooser_set_context: assertion 'GDICT_IS_DATABASE_CHOOSER (chooser)' failed

** (gnome-dictionary:2196): WARNING **: Unable to load the window state file: No such file or directory

(gnome-dictionary:2196): Gtk-CRITICAL **: Unable to retrieve object 'description_entry' from class template for type 'GdictSourceDialog' while building a 'GdictSourceDialog'

(gnome-dictionary:2196): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_combo_box_set_active: assertion 'GTK_IS_COMBO_BOX (combo_box)' failed

(gnome-dictionary:2196): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid (NULL) pointer instance

(gnome-dictionary:2196): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_signal_emit_by_name: assertion 'G_TYPE_CHECK_INSTANCE (instance)' failed

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