[arch-general] Emerald crashing on theme change or edit in Gnome

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Mon Apr 12 17:46:44 EDT 2010

On 12/04/2010 02:04, Alexander Lam wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 6:31 PM, David C. Rankin
> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com>  wrote:
>> Guys,
>>         For some reason, emerald has started crashing when changing themes in Gnome. It
>> changes the theme just fine, but then crashes. (disappears - no error shown or
>> in any logs). The crash occurs as soon as you click on a new theme to change it.
>> This happens when you select the first theme 3/4 of the time. Other times, you
>> can click on two, or maybe even three themes looking for the one you want before
>> the crash occurs at other times. The result is the same, emerald-theme-manager
>> just disappears into thin air. A restart restores emerald without error as well.
> Same issue here - compiz standalone setup

Happens also without compiz, just latest gnome with metacity: starting 
"gnome-appearance-properties" yields
"Fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server :0.0."
and X crashes. Not yet sure what's causing this.


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