Bug 991713 - gnome-shell-extension-places-menu-3.8.3-2.fc19 fails to start (patch included)
gnome-shell-extension-places-menu-3.8.3-2.fc19 fails to start (patch included)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell-extensions (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rahul Sundaram
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-08-03 18:27 EDT by Stephan Schindel
Modified: 2014-01-29 06:39 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: gnome-shell-extensions-
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Last Closed: 2013-08-14 22:31:21 EDT
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log (718 bytes, text/plain)
2013-08-03 18:27 EDT, Stephan Schindel
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patch (748 bytes, patch)
2013-08-03 18:27 EDT, Stephan Schindel
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Description Stephan Schindel 2013-08-03 18:27:06 EDT
Created attachment 782400 [details]

Description of problem:

The extension 


does not run for me at all, so I do not have a "places" menu in classic mode (GNOME 3.8). I added the journal log and the ovious fix is to replace "j" by "i" in line 312 of


I added the small patch as well. Easy to fix.
Comment 1 Stephan Schindel 2013-08-03 18:27:29 EDT
Created attachment 782401 [details]
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-08-04 15:07:38 EDT
gnome-shell-extensions- has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-08-05 20:15:29 EDT
Package gnome-shell-extensions-
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gnome-shell-extensions-'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-08-14 22:31:21 EDT
gnome-shell-extensions- has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Pascal Schott 2013-09-11 13:22:25 EDT
The places-menu extension still does not work on my Fedora 19 (64 bits) installation with the last version of the package.

rpm -qa | grep places-menu

If you tell me where to find it, I can post a log file.
Comment 6 Pascal Schott 2013-09-11 14:39:27 EDT
I got this output :

$ gnome-shell --replace
      JS LOG: GNOME Shell started at Wed Sep 11 2013 20:26:22 GMT+0200 (CEST)
      JS LOG: Extension "places-menu@gnome-shell-extensions.gcampax.github.com" 
had error: Error: Argument 'path' (type utf8) may not be null
Comment 7 Pascal Schott 2014-01-29 06:39:17 EST
Problem still present after upgrade to Fedora 20.

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