Bug 216497 - Removing desktop icons in KDE control-center crashed Compiz
Summary: Removing desktop icons in KDE control-center crashed Compiz
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Kristian Høgsberg
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Reported: 2006-11-20 19:45 UTC by Luc Lalonde
Modified: 2018-04-11 07:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 01:15:18 UTC
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Description Luc Lalonde 2006-11-20 19:45:44 UTC
Description of problem:

Window manager (compiz) crash

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

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  KDE control-center
2.  Desktop -> Behavior 
3.  Disable "Show icons on desktop"
4.  Logoff/Login
Actual results:

Windows manager (Compiz) fails to initiate

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-02 21:48:32 UTC
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several updates, which may
have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged
to upgrade their system to the latest version of their distribution available.

Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in
the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.

If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as

Comment 2 Luc Lalonde 2007-10-03 18:20:06 UTC
Still happening in FC7:
- kdebase-3.5.7-13.fc7
- beryl-0.2.1-1.fc7

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-04 12:20:24 UTC
Couldn't you reproduce it with compiz, please? I know about the merge of the
two, but still for the peace of my mind, I would prefer to have it reproduced
with compiz while we have it.

Comment 4 Luc Lalonde 2007-10-10 16:57:28 UTC
Same problem with Compiz:

> rpm -qa | grep compiz

Here's how I start Compiz:

> cat .kde/Autostart/compiz.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Exec=compiz --replace decoration wobbly fade minimize cube rotate zoom scale
move resize place switcher & gtk-window-decorator &

Comment 5 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-11 22:59:04 UTC
Do you have any output when you run desktop-effects from the command line? Or
when you run compiz --replace?

Comment 6 Luc Lalonde 2007-10-15 15:27:05 UTC
Sorry for the delay in answering you... nasty flu.

1) desktop-effects displays no output, and does nothing.
2) compiz --replace gives this output:

bash-3.2$ compiz --replace
compiz: Another window manager is already running on screen: 0
compiz: No manageable screens found on display :0

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 12:05:20 UTC
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Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 01:15:16 UTC
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
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