Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 584889
gnome-appearance-properties: changing background multiple times make system unresponsive
Last modified: 2011-06-27 11:48:16 EDT
Description of problem: Changing the desktop background via Appearance (gnome-appearance-properties) multiple times causes the system to be unresponsive.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome 2.30.0-1.fc13 (x86_64)
Graphics: Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2A42]
Graphics Driver: i915
If I change the background multiple times, the system will eventually become unresponsive. The number of background changes required to make the desktop become unresponsive is different every time, but usually between 5-20 different background changes.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up
2. Log in
3. Click System -> Preferences -> Appearance -> Background
4. Select a new Background
5. Repeat Step 4 until the system becomes unresponsive.
System becomes unresponsive
Background should change to the newly selected background.
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