Today's GNOME pathologies

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Mon Mar 28 17:42:43 UTC 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:22:44 -0600,
  Jonathan Corbet <corbet-ft at> wrote:
> So I just updated my Rawhide system.  Items noticed in the first few
> minutes:

Rawhide or branched?

>  - Blinking cursors are on everything and cannot be turned off.  I *hate*
>    blinking cursors.  They make me Grumpy.
>  - Lots of icons are missing.  The "system settings" dialog is now mostly
>    text.
>  - Setting the background no longer works; it is pure black.
> Obviously something has gone a little funky somewhere; or is it only me?

I didn't notice anything on branched this morning. But I just had the screen
locked and for things like this, you sometimes need to logout to restart
things before seeing a change.

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