Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 88003
gnome-panel color not saved across sessions; reverts to black
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:46 EDT
Description of problem:
if gnome panel background type is set to color and a color is selected, panel
color reverts to black upon restart of gnome
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gnome-panel-184.108.40.206-9
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Bring up panel properties dialog, select background tab
2. Change type to Color, select a color (I selected red - #D94747)
3. Close dialog
4. Log out of GNOME
5. Log back in to GNOME
black panel background
red panel background
Session preference is set to save changes to session
I am seeing the same problem.
I am having the same problem. The steps to reproduce above do not show selecting
"Save current setup" on logout dialog box. But even when this is done, the color
comes back as black.
I submitted this as a service ticket to Red Hat Installation Support (#233703)
and they were unable to reproduce the problem on the lab machine. So maybe this
is a hardware related problem. I am using an nVidia GeForce2 MX with 32 MB of
video ram on an eVga.com video card.
Oops sorry Steven - I did not see the Additional Info - save session above. My
The bug is fixed upstream: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=107401
This isn't an installation or hardware issue, just a software bug.
Should be sure we have the fix in the next release.
Will RedHat put out a up2date on this? If not, how do I get the fix and
An update for this is very unlikely, as there are many higher-priority items
in the queue in front of it. To get a fix you would have to get the SRPM and
integrate the patch yourself, or build all of GNOME from source in a separate
We've built latest gnome-panel in rawhide now.