weather report applet dead again?

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at
Tue Mar 24 20:45:12 UTC 2009

Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 March 2009 15:00:46 Robert Nichols wrote:
>> Mike Cloaked wrote:
>>> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>> It still works in F9 if you mean the display associated with the
>>>> calendar.
>>> Works for me fine in F10 too...
>> For me, it sits in the "Updating..." state, displaying "--", every
>> time I login on my F10 laptop.  The only way to get it to work is
>> to remove the applet from the panel, re-add it, and set all the
>> preferences.  I suspect that what is happening is that it tries to
>> to connect before Network Manager has established my wireless
>> connection and locks up because of some bug in handling the error.
>> I can see that it works just fine if I have my wired ethernet
>> connection plugged in, which connects before I log in.
> My F10 netbook is using a wireless connection, so I too find that it displays 
> 'Loading...', but after 30 minutes, at the refresh time, it does indeed 
> refresh.  Maybe a bug report should suggest that it tries, say, 5 minutes 
> after a failure?  But then, if it fails again, would it go on trying for ever, 
> every 5 minutes?

On my laptop it displays "Updating...", not "Loading...", and _never_
recovers.  I tried changing the update interval to 1 minute, log out,
log back in, ... no change, never recovers, forever "Updating...".

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