Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 757257
after selecting a user image (avatar), can't go back to no user image
Last modified: 2012-08-07 15:58:19 EDT
Description of problem:
If one uses gnome-control-center to select a user image, then tries to go back to the default setting (no image), it's impossible. There is an icon in the lower right of the 5x5 grid which looks like the default icon and that you should be able to select it, but it doesn't work. If you try, you get the error
[andre@compaq-pc ~]$ gnome-control-center
(gnome-control-center:30448): user-accounts-cc-panel-WARNING **: SetIconFile call failed: failed to remove user icon, Error removing file: No such file or directory
at the instant you do so. This is apparently because the other 24 images are each located in /usr/share/pixmaps/faces/ , but there is no image corresponding to the default. This has been broken at least as far back as F14. There, if you run gnome-about-me, when selecting image, there is a "No Image" button that doesn't work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-3.2.2-1.fc16 (checked both 32 and 64 bit)
Selecting a user image is currently the only known workaround for bug 739271. It's frustrating that it can't be undone even when that bug gets fixed. It would be nice to at least know how to manually (via terminal) undo this.
There is now a proposed fix for bug 739271. Unfortunately, due to this bug, I won't be able to test it.
I filed an upstream bug, though I'm not sure if it's really gnome-control-center's fault:
accountsservice-0.6.15-2.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
I don't have any of the accountservice* packages installed currently. Presumably there needs to be a dependency to drag it in?
Never mind, it's accountsservice, not accountservice. Sorry for the noise.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing accountsservice-0.6.15-2.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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accountsservice-0.6.15-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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