Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 377871
/usr/libexec/invest-applet doesn't seem to work at all on x86_64
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:10:32 EST
Description of problem:
The /usr/libexec/invest-applet applet does not seem to do anything at all on
x86_64. I added it to my GNOME panel with the add applet utility, and it added
itself to my panel just to the right of the last running app button on the task
bar, locking itself there, with about a 3 inch space on the right of it until
the next panel applet was found. I thought that was a bit sloppy as it makes
more sense for new panel applets to be added to the panel on the left side of
the leftmost existing applet in the tray, rather than to the right of the last
task in the taskbar.
Clicking on the applet causes the background behind it to turn grey to let me
know I clicked on it, but does nothing else at all, nor does right clicking on
it. Holding the mouse over it also gives no popup bubble to tell you what it
is. There's no visible way to remove the applet from the panel because
right-click on it doesn't do anything.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 8 for x86_64
2. Add Investing applet to tray area from add applet dialog
3. Hover the mouse over it, click on it, right click, double click, click and
hold for a long period of time, right click and hold for a long period of time.
Nothing happens at all. ;o)
The applet works. ;o)
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 23 points this morning, although I got
that from Google Finance because the Investing applet doesn't work. ;o)
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