Description of problem:
First, the menu entries don't have icons, which makes them stand out.
Second, if no gpsd is running, they just silently exit without showing
any error message.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
These are two separate bugs. Perhaps in the future you would consider
submitting separate bug reports.
a) Hmmmm, they used to have icons; some generic one that is perhaps no longer
included (or only included in some obscure rpm you nor I have installed. I'm in
the process of getting permission to package one up from the gpsd people.
b) Hmmmm, yup, this is true. Unless there is a way to properly catch the error
message that xgps and xgpsspeed send to the command-line, I'll request upstream
to move the error to a gui window.
The icon issue has been resolved, and is in rawhide as well as Fedora 7
gpsd-2.34-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
gpsd-2.34-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Reopening this bug: It was a two part (unrelated) BZ entry, and the updates push
only fixed part a). The "no error reporting" part is still there.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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I've submitted the part about xgpsspeed not reporting errors upstream . It appears that xgps works as expected now, so it should just be this one program left.
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