Bug 850895 - Can't save any configuration without dconf installed, but doesn't depend on it
Can't save any configuration without dconf installed, but doesn't depend on it
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 706620
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-08-22 12:46 EDT by Isaac Waldron
Modified: 2012-08-22 19:58 EDT (History)
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Clone Of: 706620
Last Closed: 2012-08-22 19:58:14 EDT
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Description Isaac Waldron 2012-08-22 12:46:28 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #706620 +++

See this forum thread:


the user complained of not being able to save any config changes in gedit. I took an educated guess that the problem was dconf not being installed, and this indeed seems to be the issue: gedit has no dependency on dconf, so if you install a desktop other than GNOME and then add gedit to it, it can't save any preferences. It should probably grow a dependency.

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Comment 1 Isaac Waldron 2012-08-22 12:48:55 EDT
I've confirmed this bug still exists with Fedora 17 KDE spin.  Reproduced as follows:

1. sudo yum install gedit
2. Ran gedit, changed some preferences (tab settings, plugins).
3. Restart gedit, preferences not saved.
4. sudo yum install dconf
5. Repeated step 2.
6. Restart gedit, preferences now saved.
Comment 2 Adam Williamson 2012-08-22 19:58:14 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 706620 ***

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