Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154437
gnome-session failed to start properly with Failed to load theme "Bluecurve" error
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:06 EST
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Description of problem:
A user has reported that he cannot use
gnome-session to start up a gnome session.
It used to work before until recently.
The system (glue.badc.rl.ac.uk) is configured
to have updates pushed from RHN, so suspect
something crept in and failed over.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.enter the command "gnome-session"
Actual Results: a number of errors are reported:
gnome-session:15256): Gdk-CRITICAL **: file gdkdraw.c:
line 644 (gdk_draw_drawable:) assetion` src != NULL' failed
(window manager warning: Failed to load theme "Bluecurve":
line 230 character 28:
Couldn't recognise the image file format for file
A session window starts up but the usual RedHat icons (start, web browser,etc)
at the bottom menu bar are not displayed.
Expected Results: A normal gnome session window with a menu bar at the bottom
showing the Start, Webbrowser, etc icons.
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