Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73398
Panel segs after customization
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:19 EDT
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Description of problem:
On 2 different systems using default Gnome desktop, when changes are made to
panel (ie. setting it to a right side vertical panel instead of a horizontal
bottom panel) it segs on sub-sequent launches of X11.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Verify default Gnome desktop for "Joe User"
2.Right click properties on panel.
3.Set panel to go to the right side of the desktop.
5.Login as Joe
Actual Results: Gnome detected crash with panel and wanted to file a bug report.
Expected Results: Panel should have ran and life with linux would be harmonious.
output from manual running gnome-panel after stopping gnome-session from
system-tray-applet-ERROR **: file obox.c: line 107 (get_class): should not be
Set this to High because the gnome-desktop will be totally useless to first time
linux users, and also because panel does crash.
Can you upgrade to gnome-panel 2.0.6-9 or newest available in rawhide, and be
sure this bug still exists?
Sorry, I did not get a chance to upgrade to the latest rawhide.
Though I have upgraded to RedHat release 8.0. The exact error is still there.
I did complete the bug submit through "bug buddy", so look for duplicate.
Yes, sorry, this definitely exists in final. It's fixed in system-tray-applet in
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 75138 ***
As a workaround, I:
1) Removed .gconfd/lock/ directory (which caused gnome-panel to generate it's
own -funky- panel at the top of the screen).
overwrite the corresponding file in my non-super-user's path.
After restarting X, gnome-panel no longer crashed, and in fact was replaced with
the custom launchers I had defined intact.
That's all I had time for... hope this input helps to track it down!
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.