Rawhide is annoying me!

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Mon Feb 7 14:44:15 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 18:01 +0000, Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having two problems on two different boxes, both running rawhide.
> Problem 1 (my main box) - whoever decided to remove the default
> applications thing from the menu, please put it back. I can understand
> the rational, but it currently means that on firing up my desktop, I
> don't have nautilus running as soon as I log in which is an absolute
> pain. I have to configure my sound every time to use the soundblaster
> rather than the on board card and it's generally just annoying.
> Is there a way that I can set the start up applications now?

The same way the old app used to do it, but by hand. The "login items"
preferences for the user accounts panel isn't implemented yet.

> Problem 2 (laptop). Gnome is dead. I can use KDE for my desktop but
> gnome, irrespective of the user, gives me a blue stripy screen and
> that's it. I've tried creating a new user in case it was my settings,
> but nope, blue stripy screen. I am not sure if it's related to gnome-do
> (I installed it, didn't like it, yum removed it) removing something it
> shouldn't have, but it does mean my laptop, unless using KDE, is no use.

Login at the console, and check your ~/.xsession-errors. My guess is
that there's a mismatch between the mutter, or gnome-shell plugins and
the gtk3 package installed (I saw this on my laptop as well).

Upgrading the machine should fix it.


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