GNOME appearance settings not honored after today's update

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Sat Nov 20 00:59:29 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 01:39 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> 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?

ah, indeed it did, good catch. abrt got it. reporting...
Adam Williamson
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