GNOME 2.26.3

Wayne Blaszczyk wblaszcz at
Wed Sep 16 07:22:11 PDT 2009

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DJ Lucas wrote:
> On 09/11/2009 02:16 AM, DJ Lucas wrote:
>> I also have an issue with the desktop icons; Computer and Trash do not
>> work.  'Could not display "computer:///".  The file is of an unknown
>> type'.  In the past, this has been due to glib modules dir, but that is
>> not the case as gnome-vfs has been fixed to install in /usr (based on
>> the gio-2.0.pc file (glib)) for some time.  GIO_EXTRA_MODULES has no
>> effect.  I'm honestly not sure what is up with that.
> Same for the network icon (after configuring it to show in gconf).  I 
> understand FUSE is now required for that functionality.  Got it built 
> into the kernel.
> root [ /home/dj ]# cat /boot/config- | grep FUSE
> root [ /home/dj ]# exit
> Wondering if that also has to do with lack of consolekit.....anyway, 
> it's on the way in for the shutdown issue.
> -- DJ Lucas
Are you going to start on consolekit? Because I was thinking of doing it.
With the icon problem and the gdm greeter, I did a quick experiment by
installing gnome with just --prefix=/usr and no other configure
(directory)options, and lo and behold all the icons were there on the
gdm greeter including a desktop background! I'm guessing the problem is
that some gnome packages assume that other gnome packages use the same
libexec directory.
A case in point is that gdm expects ck-get* (consolekit binary) to be in
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