Bug 439203 - xfce-setting-show just exits
Summary: xfce-setting-show just exits
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce-mcs-manager   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-27 15:13 UTC by Matthew Miller
Modified: 2008-03-28 17:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-28 17:32:36 UTC
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Description Matthew Miller 2008-03-27 15:13:17 UTC
Description of problem:

Many of the menu entries under Settings fail to actually do anything. If one
runs xfce-setting-show from the command line, it just returns instantly without
doing anything.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

xfce-mcs-manager-4.4.2-2.fc9.x86_64 (Rawhide)

How reproducible:

100% on this system -- haven't tried other machines.

Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-27 15:59:30 UTC
xfce-setting-show should just return, it sends a message via xfce-mcs to the
xfce-mcs-manager to show the settings window with all the various sections. 

I can't duplicate this here... it works just fine for me. 

Are you sure this window isn't just appearing somewhere you aren't looking? 
Do you have xfce-mcs-manager running? 
Is there anything in ~/.xsession-errors ?

Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2008-03-27 16:15:02 UTC
xfce-mcs-manager is running. Nothing in  ~/.xsession-errors.

This is a new F9 beta install, although I  did preserve /home. But it also
happens on a new test user, so it's not just cruft in my dotfiles.

What's the mechanism of communication between xfce-setting-show and
xfce-mcs-manager? Perhaps something is broken there.

Comment 3 Kevin Fenzi 2008-03-28 17:27:48 UTC

selinux enabled? Anything in your /var/log/audit/audit.log?

How are you logging in? Is ConsoleKit running and 'ck-list-sessions' showing
your session?

How did you install Xfce? 'yum groupinstall XFCE' ? If you run that now does it
pull in any new packages that were not installed before? 

Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2008-03-28 17:32:36 UTC
Okay, so, after running yum upgrade this morning -- which upgraded *no* xfce
packages -- and rebooting, it works. *shrug*

Thanks for looking.

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