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Bug 971681 - Empathy Preferences won't open
Empathy Preferences won't open
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: empathy (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Brian Pepple
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-07 02:50 EDT by apollo21b
Modified: 2015-02-17 10:29 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 10:29:28 EST
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Description apollo21b 2013-06-07 02:50:27 EDT
Description of problem:
Clicking on "Preferences" in Empathy menu just closes the contact list and does nothing.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
empathy-3.8.3-1.fc19 (64-bit)

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Empathy
2. Click Empathy -> Preferences

Additional info:

I just installed F19 beta and did all the updates with "sudo yum update", which appeared to work fine. I set up accounts with Facebook, Google, and AIM.

On Empathy open I get:
Jun  7 02:28:54 fedora /etc/gdm/Xsession[1179]: (empathy:2652): folks-WARNING **: backend-store.vala:405: Error preparing Backend 'ofono': GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.ofono was not provided by any .service files

On clicking Empathy -> Preferences:
Jun  7 02:28:58 fedora /etc/gdm/Xsession[1179]: (empathy:2652): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_bytes_get_data: assertion `bytes != NULL' failed
Jun  7 02:28:58 fedora /etc/gdm/Xsession[1179]: (empathy:2652): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_string_prepend: assertion `val != NULL' failed
Jun  7 02:28:58 fedora /etc/gdm/Xsession[1179]: (empathy:2652): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_string_prepend: assertion `val != NULL' failed
Jun  7 02:28:58 fedora /etc/gdm/Xsession[1179]: empathy: symbol lookup error: /lib64/libwebkitgtk-3.0.so.0: undefined symbol: hb_icu_script_to_script
Comment 1 apollo21b 2013-06-07 15:42:14 EDT
So I kind of got rid of Fedora already. I'm not that experienced with Linux and decided I didn't want bleeding edge + beta on top of that. Sorry for the trouble. Feel free to delete this bug report or whatever, but I won't be able to check anything to help solve it.
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