Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243596
Launching background properties applet from desktop needs update
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:07 EST
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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to "GNOME" session.
2. Launch "Change Desktop Background" from context menu.
The "Appearance" applet is launched, preferably with a preselected
I've pointed this breakage out on email@example.com.
Fixed in "nautilus-2.19.4-1.fc8".