Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 873342
RuntimeError: no window manager available
Last modified: 2012-11-10 04:26:26 EST
Description of problem:
Installed MATE. MATE came up after first boot, not expected second phase of the install.
Version-Release number of selected component:
libreport version: 2.0.18
cmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/sbin/firstboot
:Traceback from firstboot:
:firstboot 18.5 exception report
:Traceback (most recent call last):
: File "/usr/sbin/firstboot", line 141, in <module>
: File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/firstboot/frontend.py", line 116, in start_wm
: raise RuntimeError(err)
:RuntimeError: no window manager available
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I should add that I rebooted into MATE again, as Root, opened a Terminal, entered "Firstboot", got the second part of the install, and finished it per a normal install.
isntall of Fc18 TC7 netinstall MATE Desktop
OS Release: Fedora release 18
mate-window-manager-1.4.1-13.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
+1 NTH, breaks MATE installs as firstboot doesn't run.
Please add 'marco' to the list of WMs in /lib/python2.7/site-packages/firstboot/constants.py for MATE.
This should be fixed in firstboot-18.6-1.
firstboot-18.6-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* 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 firstboot-18.6-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
could we have the two packages that fix this edited together as a single update to minimize the possibility of mistakes, please? thanks.
Discussed 2012-11-07 NTH review meeting: http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-qa/2012-11-07/f18beta-blocker-review-7.2012-11-07-17.03.log.txt . Accepted as NTH as a showstopper for a non-release-blocking desktop.
Seems to be fixed in smoke16. Thank you.
mate-window-manager-1.4.1-13.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.