GNOME appearance settings not honored after today's update

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Sat Nov 20 00:39:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, 19.11.10 16:00, Adam Williamson (awilliam at wrote:

> I just updated Rawhide with 2010-11-19 packages, and after the reboot,
> all my GNOME appearance preferences are no longer honored.
> I had all fonts changed to Droid, icon theme changed to Tango, and set
> to display text only on buttons (not icons), and no icons in menus.
> After the reboot, none of these are being honored. I note they're not
> listed in gconf-editor any more; if I look in dconf-editor, matching
> settings are present and appear to be set to what I want (Tango theme,
> Droid fonts etc) but these settings do not seem to be taking effect.
> Is this a bug? Known? Note that I'm using metacity rather than
> gnome-shell as I can't run gnome-shell in Rawhide ATM.

Your gnome-settings-daemon probably crashed?


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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