Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 476921
gnome-appearance-properties ignores /desktop/gnome/background/draw_background
Last modified: 2009-11-02 18:55:30 EST
Description of problem:
Use gconf-editor to set the /desktop/gnome/background/draw_background
key to "false" (unchecked in gconf-editor). Startup gnome-appearance-properties,
watch the background get drawn even though the key is disabled.
Either remove that key from the schemas so users aren't led down the
garden path by the description, or actually pay attention to it
(I'd vastly prefer that gnome paid attention to it :-).
Aside from gnome-appearance-properties, gnome-settings-daemon also
wipes the background and ignores this key when it starts.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. see above
Wipes out my background.
Leave my dadgum background alone. I'm drawing my own background, I want
the gnome to go away and stop bothering me.
it's actually all g-s-d... gnome-appearance-properties just fiddles with gconf which wakes g-s-d up.
There should be another gconf key to disable the "background" plugin that will do what you want I think.
Hey! You're right. Disabling the background plugin and logging out
and back in again to get a new instance of gnome-settings-daemon
does work. Everyone now leaves my background alone. Thanks!
The draw_background key is still confusing though :-).
The current upstream discussion is at:
gnome-appearance-properties does not memorize wallpaper image in FC12 Beta and forces user to log out in FC10 when some app is still being processed.