Bug#657084: gnome-applets: None of the applets work in Gnome 3.

Michael Biebl email at michaelbiebl.de
Mon Jan 23 22:31:16 UTC 2012

On 23.01.2012 23:23, Dominique Brazziel wrote:
> Package: gnome-applets
> Version: 3.2.1-1
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Dear Maintainer,
> *** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
>    * What led up to the situation?
>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
>      ineffective)?
>    * What was the outcome of this action?
>    * What outcome did you expect instead?
> *** End of the template - remove these lines ***
>     I just upgraded this system from gnome2 to gnome3 today after testing
> gnome3 in fallback mode one one machine and fresh install on another.
> There are a few applets I use consistently, CPU freq-util, gweather and
> a couple of others, and these don't work in gnome 3.
>     The first thing I noticed is they can't be found from the search bar
> or the application menu.  Second is although they may be started from the 
> command line, they don't display anything, or they may be invisible 
> due to the black root window of the X server (undocumented swith '-br'
> sets the 'blackout' look.)  

Please be more specific about which applets you tried to enable.

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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