Bug 75233 - Unloading authenication breaks application launch, requires GNOME restart.
Summary: Unloading authenication breaks application launch, requires GNOME restart.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-panel   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-10-05 19:26 UTC by Shane R. Stixrud
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 04:12:09 UTC
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Description Shane R. Stixrud 2002-10-05 19:26:32 UTC
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Description of problem:
If one right clicks on the authenication "keys" and selects "forget
authenication" it seems that no new windows can be launched from the gnome
panel.  One must restart gnome.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Wait until the authenication keys are apparent.
2.Right click on the keys, select "forget authenication"
3.Try launch gnome-console from the menu panel.

Actual Results:  Nothing will launch, must restart gnome.

Expected Results:  For applications to launch.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-05 20:33:49 UTC
The usual "can't launch anything" problem is because the hostname changed or
somehow X authentication broke, but that's unrelated to the superuser
authentication referred to by the authentication icon.

Anything in .xsession-errors (or in a terminal if you try to launch an app from
the terminal)?

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-08 04:12:09 UTC
I haven't seen other reports of this. Will need more info to reproduce; 
please reopen if you can make it happen reliably, and let us know what 
errors or anything like that you see. Also whether launched apps start up and
just can't connect to X, or if they don't start at all, if you can tell.

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