Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 216497
Removing desktop icons in KDE control-center crashed Compiz
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:56:30 EDT
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"
Windows manager (Compiz) fails to initiate
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INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Still happening in FC7:
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.
Same problem with Compiz:
> rpm -qa | grep compiz
Here's how I start Compiz:
> cat .kde/Autostart/compiz.desktop
Exec=compiz --replace decoration wobbly fade minimize cube rotate zoom scale
move resize place switcher & gtk-window-decorator &
Do you have any output when you run desktop-effects from the command line? Or
when you run compiz --replace?
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
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