Bug 141765 - launcher icons causes application crash
launcher icons causes application crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: desktop-file-utils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-12-03 12:09 EST by ox petrowski
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-11 17:23:49 EDT
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Description ox petrowski 2004-12-03 12:09:46 EST
Description of problem:Launcher icons on the desktop or in a panel
with "run in terminal" selected causes Blender 3D to terminate when
hot-key Alt+A is used. If Blender is run from CLI this problem does
not exist. If "run in terminal" is deselected in the icon properties
dialogue box the application runs fine.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a launcher for Blender 3d on the desktop or panel.
2.Select "run in terminal" in the launcher icon properties dialogue box.
3.Create a 3d animation in Blender3D animation. In a 3D view window do
Alt+A to preview the wire mesh animation.
Actual results:
Program termination

Expected results:
Preview of 3D animation 

Additional info:
This bug appears in gnome, KDE and in various screen resolutions.
Below is a copy of workaround .txt file submitted to Blenders' Linux FAQ:

Fedora Core 2 hot key bug.

Problem: Alt+A in Blender 3D window views causes Blender to terminate. 

If blender is started in Fedora Core 2 by using an icon launcher from
the Desktop or Panel with the "run in terminal" option selected,
hot-key Alt+A (3d view animation) will terminate Blender on the first
or second instance of its use. 

Solution #1: From a terminal(CLI) navigate to your Blender directory
and start Blender with ./blender

Solution #2: Deselect "run in terminal" in the Blender Desktop or
Panel launcher icon properties. Right click on the icon. Select
"properties" from the dialogue box. Deselect the "run in terminal
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 11:26:43 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-11 17:23:49 EDT

This bug is being closed because it has been in the NEEDINFO state for a long
time now.  Feel free to reopen the bug report if the problem still happens for
you and you can provide any information that was requested.

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