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Bug 612145 - gnome-control-center power does not save changed values
gnome-control-center power does not save changed values
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-desktop3 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-07 08:24 EDT by Stephen
Modified: 2010-07-08 12:27 EDT (History)
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Description Stephen 2010-07-07 08:24:46 EDT
Description of problem:

When trying to change the power management options there is no option to save, so I close the window.  The values changed revert back to their original settings, which were changed from what I had set before the update on or before 1st July.

I think that Power management changes should request root authorisation before you are allowed to change them but this does not occur either.

When attempting to run gnome-control-center power from a console it aborts.

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How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select System-Preferences-Power Management
2. Change one of the values and exit
3. Repeat step 1, the value has reverted to its original value
  
Actual results:

No values changed

Expected results:

Required values should be stored

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Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2010-07-07 09:00:01 EDT
(In reply to comment #0)
> When attempting to run gnome-control-center power from a console it aborts.

What does it print on the console?

Richard.
Comment 2 Stephen 2010-07-07 09:20:34 EDT
It only aborts when I attempt to run it is either root or through sudo

The output when running as root is :

** (gnome-control-center:23591): WARNING **: Could not load icon 'file-manager': Icon 'file-manager' not present in theme

Gtk-ERROR: The connection is closed
aborting...
Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped)

When running through sudo I get:

** (gnome-control-center:23594): WARNING **: Could not load icon 'file-manager': Icon 'file-manager' not present in theme

Gtk-ERROR: Cannot determine session bus address (TODO: run dbus-launch to find out)
aborting...
Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped)
Comment 3 Richard Hughes 2010-07-08 04:29:57 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> It only aborts when I attempt to run it is either root or through sudo

Don't do that.

Have you got the dconf package installed?

Richard.
Comment 4 Stephen 2010-07-08 06:02:01 EDT
1. OK I won't

2. No I do not
Comment 5 Richard Hughes 2010-07-08 08:07:28 EDT
(In reply to comment #4)
> 2. No I do not    

Okay, well you need to install dconf manually. I'm quite surprised something like gnome-desktop didn't pull this in for us.

I'll reassign for comments. Matthias?
Comment 6 Stephen 2010-07-08 08:29:19 EDT
That fixed it, cheers
Comment 7 Matthias Clasen 2010-07-08 12:27:48 EDT
I've added that dependency in gnome-session now.

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