Description of problem:
I have added glipper widget to gnome panel and it works until I reboot and login
for the first time. Then I get an error saying that glipper has made an error
and that I get offered to delete it off the gnome panel.
If I just add it again it works ok. It seams to have some issue with gnome
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
50% of the time.
Steps to Reproduce:
Fwiw, I'm seeing this as well. Was going to raise a bug until I found this one.
Damien do you need some feedback, logs or something to fix this issue?
I have a couple of bugreports from bugbuddy to attach...
Created attachment 309677 [details]
First crash report
Created attachment 309678 [details]
Second crash report
c/o bugbuddy... I could post heaps of these, but I won't.
do you need some more feedback for fixing this bug?
I'm seeing this still in F9 but also in Fedora 10 beta. Please look at this.
is there a way I can capture this crash and provide more feedback for you?
I read on the glipper mailing list glipper is not maintained anymore :(
Is it possible to revert to older version of glipper? Older versions worked better and are written in C, new one is written in Python.
message about glipper not being maintained anymore:
This bug has been reported in Ubuntu too, you can read it at
we've got some way to debugging it, but no real fix yet.
Apparently inserting a delay in to the applet makes it work. My
current guess is a race condition between threads reading from
the history file.
on my blog Jean-François Martin suggested using Parcellite (http://parcellite.sourceforge.net)
(In reply to comment #13)
> on my blog Jean-François Martin suggested using Parcellite
Although I agree with Jean-François this is no fix for this big, so no need eo mention it here.
Could somebody please test, if the packages from
fix the problem? TIA!
It looks like it is fixed, thanks Christoph!
Hold the presses, it seams that it still doesn't work :(
I tried logging off and logging on, that worked ok, but now that I have rebooted the laptop I still get the error :(
Look at the screenshot.
Created attachment 320142 [details]
error message after rebooting and logging in...
Just out of curiosity, any chance you guys are using synergy as well?
I've noticed some strangeness with synergy and clipboard guff recently and was thinking it might be causing glipper to crash somehow...
I'm not using synergy.
K. Never mind :-)
This bug reproduces in F10 still, is there a build of glipper-1.0-5 for fc10 ?
No, because the patch I applied in 1.0-5 definitely does not fix the problem. I have to admit that I'm a clueless here, but someone else on #fedora-devel said he wanted to look at it. Sorry I forgot who it was. :(
BTW: What is with the owner of this package? Damien, are you still around?
Not sure if anyone has comeup with a workaround to at-least make this applet reload when it fails completely on startup of gnome-session.
I think it will be a good to explore workaround if a fix can't be developed, however even I failed to work a workaround.
But for now I found an alternative app which looks to be working fine with Gnome so far, thought I'll let others know as well.
# yum install parcellite
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