Bug#413924: applets missing from gnome-panel
jcline at hep.physics.mcgill.ca
Thu Mar 8 00:04:19 CET 2007
thanks, it didn't occur to me that they were in a separate package, but of
course that's what happened, so this can be closed.
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 17:39 -0500, Jim Cline wrote:
>> In debian testing, I am running gnome-panel from fvwm (not gnome). I
>> recently was forced to upgrade packages including various gnome libraries,
>> and had to reinstall gnome-panel. When I restarted gnome-panel, a number
>> of applets could not be loaded, including gweather, charpick and battstat.
>> Error messages occurred when I tried to add them back to the panel. I
>> could not find the executables anywhere on my system, so I went back to my
>> backups and found them in the following locations:
>> After restoring these from my backup, I also had to restore some other
>> files whose locations have been changed in the new gnome-panel, for
>> So now I have my gnome-panel working again, but obviously not in the way
>> that was intended. Does anyone know what might have gone wrong when I
>> upgraded gnome-panel and associated packages?
> Those applets are part of the gnome-applets package and have AFAIK never
> been part of gnome-panel. Maybe you accidentally removed gnome-applets
> during the upgrade?
> By the way, when reporting bugs, it's great if you stat what version of
> the package you are using (and in this case from what version you were
> upgrading from). You can use the tool reportbug which will include a lot
> of relevant information. It can also help you figure out in which
> package a certain file belong.
> Sven Arvidsson
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