Bug#626881: gnome-session: no way to access the preferences menu from fallback mode

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu May 19 17:55:30 UTC 2011

Le jeudi 19 mai 2011 à 10:22 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor a écrit : 
> > Oh. You might be missing the new gnome-control-center package.
> Indeed, if i install gnome-control-center/experimental, and then restart
> the GNOME session, i get "My Account" and "System Settings" between the
> doubled separators above.  Maybe the some dependency needs to be
> versioned here?

Yes, it was missing an epoch. Fixed in svn, thanks.

> I find that if i launch both of them in rapid succession (this is a
> slower machine), either nothing comes up at all, or a new window flashes
> briefly and disappears (i do see the little notifications in the taskbar
> saying "Starting User Accounts" and "Starting System Settings").

I’m afraid I can’t reproduce that. Even when starting two instances
simultaneously from a shell, it just works.

> (gnome-control-center:2905): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid
> uninstantiatable type `(null)' in cast to `UmUserManager'

You might want to trace that (running it in gdb with --g-fatal-warnings
and printing a backtrace).

.''`.      Josselin Mouette
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