Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 827728
Needs to depend on usermode-gtk
Last modified: 2013-07-20 05:49:05 EDT
Description of problem: opening Gparted from the menu gives an error
/usr/bin/gparted is a link to /usr/bin/consolehelper which is provided by usermode (also a missing dependency). But it needs usermode-gtk for the password prompt.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: always.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to open Gparted from menu.
Actual results: Pop-ups an error.
Expected results: Open Gparted.
In Fedora 18 if I remove usermode-gtk, gparted silently fails to run from the application menu. It can still be run from the console.
Gparted should have an explicit dependency on usermode-gtk.
This is a packaging issue, can you please fix it? It has been opened for 10 months!
Thank you! This one bugged me to no end.
I can confirm both the bug and the workaround.
You may get a faster response by changing the title to something like "gparted missing dependency on usermode-gtk."
Also, I'm using Fedora 18, so this bug impacts that version too.
gparted-0.16.1-2.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
gparted-0.16.1-2.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
gparted-0.16.1-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gparted-0.16.1-2.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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Confirmed fixed with gparted-0.16.1-2.fc18.
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gparted-0.16.1-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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