Bug 1410153 - gedit crashes with segmentation fault after upgrading from fedora 23 to fedora 25
Summary: gedit crashes with segmentation fault after upgrading from fedora 23 to fedor...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-04 15:31 UTC by geert
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:16 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:16:15 UTC
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Description geert 2017-01-04 15:31:47 UTC
Description of problem:

gedit crashes as soon as it is started with Segmentation fault (core dumped) error message

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


How reproducible:

always (wayland as well as X11, if that is relevant)

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start gedit
2.watch error message

Actual results:


Expected results:

usable gedit window

Additional info:

Comment 1 Günther Wutz 2017-02-23 11:38:33 UTC
I had the same problem. After listing all installed packages with dnf list installed gedit* i saw that there is a gedit plugin called gedit-latex with version 3.20. After removing gedit started like expected. Maybe somebody helps that out.

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