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Bug 243596 - Launching background properties applet from desktop needs update
Launching background properties applet from desktop needs update
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
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Reported: 2007-06-10 08:14 EDT by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-20 09:08:12 EDT
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Description Joachim Frieben 2007-06-10 08:14:21 EDT
Description of problem:
Clicking the right mouse button on the desktop opens the context menu
with a "Change Desktop Background" entry. After clicking the latter,
nothing happens. In the meantime, in ".xsession-errors", the following
error message appears:

  "(nautilus:2972): Eel-WARNING **: Error starting command
   'gnome-background-properties': Failed to execute child
   process "gnome-background-properties" (No such file or

As a matter of fact, the new "Appearance" applet seems to have
replaced the individual properties applets including

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
nautilus-2.19.3-1.fc8 [?]

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to "GNOME" session.
2. Launch "Change Desktop Background" from context menu. 
Actual results:

Expected results:
The "Appearance" applet is launched, preferably with a preselected
"Background" tab.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2007-06-16 18:29:40 EDT
I've pointed this breakage out on gnomecc-list@gnome.org.
Comment 2 Joachim Frieben 2007-06-20 09:08:12 EDT
Fixed in "nautilus-2.19.4-1.fc8".

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