Dominique Brazziel | 1 Dec 04:09 2009
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Bug#559000: update-notifier: Properties not displayed, fails with 'gksu Glib-CRITICAL' message

Package: update-notifier
Version: 0.70.7.debian-7
Severity: important

     Selecting 'Properties' from the context menu fails with the following message:

     (gksu:4039): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_str_has_prefix: assertion `str != NULL' failed

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31-trunk-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages update-notifier depends on:
ii  dbus-x11                 1.2.16-2        simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  gksu                     2.0.2-2+b1      graphical frontend to su
ii  hal                      0.5.13-4        Hardware Abstraction Layer
ii  libart-2.0-2             2.3.20-2        Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libatk1.0-0              1.28.0-1        The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0             2.24.2-1        Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0           2.24.2-1        The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                    2.10.1-7        GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                1.8.8-2         The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3              1.2.16-2        simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2         0.82-2          simple interprocess messaging syst
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Rick Thomas | 1 Dec 06:00 2009
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Bug#557193: gnome: [Solved - sort of] Attempting to logout -- popup window saying "File Manager not responding"


On Nov 21, 2009, at 10:06 PM, Rick Thomas wrote:

> Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> Le vendredi 20 novembre 2009 à 01:36 -0500, Rick Thomas a écrit :
>>> When Gnome starts up, the desktop icons do not appear.
>>>
>>> When I try to logout,  get a popup window saying "File Manager not  
>>> responding".
>>> There is an option to logout anyway.  If I choose that, it logs  
>>> out successfully.
>>>
>>> This behavior seems to only occur after the first time I log in.
>>> The first time after a reboot, everything happens as expected --  
>>> desktop
>>> icons appear and logout goes without a hitch.
>>>
>>> This is a test machine, so I can load experimental software on it  
>>> if necessary.
>>
>> Well, no need for experimental. Does it still happen if you upgrade
>> nautilus and gnome-session to the unstable versions?
>>
>> Cheers,
> Sadly, that did not help.

Well, now I know what caused it:

The machine in question has a zip drive that is semi-non-functional.   
I was getting "interrupt timed out" on /dev/hdd.
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devhelp: New upstream version available

Hello,

The Debian External Health Status system (a.k.a. DEHS) has found a new
 upstream version of the package devhelp in the unstable distribution.
The current package version is 2.28.1-1 and latest by upstream is 2.29.3.

If you are the maintainer or a co-maintainer of the package
 please consider updating the package.

The source code of version 2.29.3 by upstream can be found at:
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/devhelp/2.29/devhelp-2.29.3.tar.gz

For more information please refer to the DEHS report of devhelp at:
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Josselin Mouette | 1 Dec 08:37 2009
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Bug#558662: gdm: virtual size does not fit available size

Le lundi 30 novembre 2009 à 20:03 +0000, Jeff Abrahamson a écrit : 
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:47:39PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> >   [19 lines, 138 words, 855 characters]  Top characters: etiorsnu
> > 
> > Le dimanche 29 novembre 2009 à 18:01 +0000, Jeff Abrahamson a écrit : 
> > > Gdm comes up in single-head mode, but I have two monitors.  Using
> > > /usr/bin/gnome-display-properties, I can uncheck the mirror
> > > display button, but am told "required virtual size does not fit
> > > available size: requested=(3840, 1200), minimum=(320, 200),
> > > maximum=(1920, 1920)".  Google suggests this may be related to KMS
> > > support, which seems from what I read to be driver specific.  I've
> > > filed a bug with the xorg driver guys, but am looking for a
> > > workaround to get gdm to allocate adequate space at startup.
> > > 
> > >    http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=516210#60
> > 
> > How is that a problem in GDM? 
> 
> It appears that gdm starts X differently than simply running startx
> (as per experiment and as per Xorg docs).  So I'm hoping there's a way
> to give gdm some hints about how it should start X.

It merely starts X like this:
/usr/bin/X $DISPLAY -audit 0 -auth $SOMETHING -nolisten tcp $VT

Everything else is configured in X itself.

Cheers, 
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Josselin Mouette | 1 Dec 08:41 2009
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Bug#557193: gnome: [Solved - sort of] Attempting to logout -- popup window saying "File Manager not responding"

Le mardi 01 décembre 2009 à 00:00 -0500, Rick Thomas a écrit : 
> The machine in question has a zip drive that is semi-non-functional.   
> I was getting "interrupt timed out" on /dev/hdd.
> 
> When I disconnected the zip drive (I don't plan to use it anymore -  
> USB flash drives are more practical these days...) the problem went  
> away.
> 
> It looks like the file manager was polling /dev/hdd and not getting  
> any response -- waiting for a timeout...

In which case, I’d appreciate if you could test again with gvfs 1.4.1-6
from unstable. The backend for mounting disks is completely different
and this might help.

Cheers, 
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Jeff Abrahamson | 1 Dec 08:51 2009

Bug#558662: gdm: virtual size does not fit available size

On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 08:37:27AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>   [33 lines, 265 words, 1468 characters]  Top characters: etiroan>
> 
> Le lundi 30 novembre 2009 à 20:03 +0000, Jeff Abrahamson a écrit : 
> > On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:47:39PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > >   [19 lines, 138 words, 855 characters]  Top characters: etiorsnu
> > > 
> > > Le dimanche 29 novembre 2009 à 18:01 +0000, Jeff Abrahamson a écrit : 
> > > > Gdm comes up in single-head mode, but I have two monitors.  Using
> > > > /usr/bin/gnome-display-properties, I can uncheck the mirror
> > > > display button, but am told "required virtual size does not fit
> > > > available size: requested=(3840, 1200), minimum=(320, 200),
> > > > maximum=(1920, 1920)".  Google suggests this may be related to KMS
> > > > support, which seems from what I read to be driver specific.  I've
> > > > filed a bug with the xorg driver guys, but am looking for a
> > > > workaround to get gdm to allocate adequate space at startup.
> > > > 
> > > >    http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=516210#60
> > > 
> > > How is that a problem in GDM? 
> > 
> > It appears that gdm starts X differently than simply running startx
> > (as per experiment and as per Xorg docs).  So I'm hoping there's a way
> > to give gdm some hints about how it should start X.
> 
> It merely starts X like this:
> /usr/bin/X $DISPLAY -audit 0 -auth $SOMETHING -nolisten tcp $VT
> 
> Everything else is configured in X itself.

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Matt Kraai | 1 Dec 09:14 2009

Bug#559016: No option to add mixer applet to panel

Package: gnome-applets
Version: 2.28.0-2

Hi,

When I right-click on a panel and select "Add to Panel..." from the
context menu, the mixer applet isn't included in the list of applets
to add to the panel.

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nautilus: New upstream version available

Hello,

The Debian External Health Status system (a.k.a. DEHS) has found a new
 upstream version of the package nautilus in the unstable distribution.
The current package version is 2.28.1-1 and latest by upstream is 2.28.2.

If you are the maintainer or a co-maintainer of the package
 please consider updating the package.

The source code of version 2.28.2 by upstream can be found at:
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For more information please refer to the DEHS report of nautilus at:
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gtk+2.0: New upstream version available

Hello,

The Debian External Health Status system (a.k.a. DEHS) has found a new
 upstream version of the package gtk+2.0 in the unstable distribution.
The current package version is 2.18.3-1 and latest by upstream is 2.18.4.

If you are the maintainer or a co-maintainer of the package
 please consider updating the package.

The source code of version 2.18.4 by upstream can be found at:
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Sincerely,
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Debian Bug Tracking System | 1 Dec 09:33 2009
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Bug#558662: marked as done (gdm: virtual size does not fit available size)

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and subject line Re: Bug#558662: gdm: virtual size does not fit available size
has caused the Debian Bug report #558662,
regarding gdm: virtual size does not fit available size
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This means that you claim that the problem has been dealt with.
If this is not the case it is now your responsibility to reopen the
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From: Jeff Abrahamson <jeff <at> purple.com>
Subject: gdm: virtual size does not fit available size
Date: 2009-11-29 18:01:43 GMT
Package: gdm
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