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Re: Bug#230348: gnome: Desktop background setting not respected after login

Hi Manuel,

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:38:22PM +0100, Manuel Bilderbeek wrote:
> After finding out about the generic gnome package, I installed it, while
> I already had most of GNOME 2 installed. 

Do you think you can provide a list of the apps that were installed when
you did this?

> My desktop has a background picture, as installed via the Main Menu ->
> Applications -> Desktop Preferences -> Background.
> After installation of the 'gnome' package (and the 50MB+ of other
> packages that it depends on), the background is gone: when I log in now,
> all I get is a purple background. When I go to the Background
> configuration screen (as described above), it is clear that the
> background picture *is* selected. Clicking on another `Picture options'
> button, the selected background appears again. But I have to do this
> every time I login...

This is very strange, I have never seen this behaviour in my boxes.

Does anyone have an idea of what might be going on?
Have you checked if your gconf setting for the background image is
correctly updated?

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