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Re: unstable: gnome kind of broken?

hey again,

On 03/10/2009 Jonas Meurer wrote:
> since gnome transition to 2.28 was started[1], my desktop seems kind of
> broken. the look and feel is comparable to gnomes default five years ago
> and several minor issues occured. applets don't start any more, the
> position of my desktop icons is not restored after logout+login,
> gnome-settings-daemon seems to have troubles, etc.
> i know that unstable has its name for a reason. and i know that i don't
> have to expect a working system in the middle of a transition.
> but i neither found bugreports nor blog/mailinglist posts about this, so
> i thought i ask on debian-user and see whether anybody knows more.
> i would report bugreports myself, but unfortunately i simply don't know
> which package to blame. i guess the look and feel issue is related to
> gtk, while panel issues are gnome-panel etc. but maybe all bugs are
> rather related to gnome2.28 parts currently missing in unstable.

i removed random gnome/gconf dotfiles from my homedir now. after
starting a new session, most of the issues i discovered disappeared. i
don't know which dotfile and/or application to blame though.

but it seems like it's related to gnome-settings-daemon.


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