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Bug 1346

Summary: Closing the Panel Global Properties causes the Enlightenment WM to shut down
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Mike McHenry <mmchenry>
Component: enlightenmentAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Mike McHenry 1999-02-26 06:27:17 UTC
This is an odd problem and I will attempt to detail it as
well as possible. When running gnome with the Enlightenment
WM I pull up the Gnome "Start Menu", then select Panel,
then select Global Properties. After the Global Panel
configuration window comes up I close it by clicking the X
button in the upper-right hand corner.

After doing this I am prompted with a pop-up window saying
"I've detected a panel already running. Start another panel
as well?" If I click No Enlightenment is shut down leaving
Gnome in an unusable state for the average user. If I click
Yes I am returned to Enlightenment but after stopping and
restarting X I am again stuck in Gnome with no Window

To get things back in a working state after this I just
removed the .gnome directory in my home directory and
restarted X. This reset any WM variables from my last
session and effectively fixed the problem.

Comment 1 Mike McHenry 1999-03-06 03:55:59 UTC
This bug is gone as of 5.8.2, I consider this report resolved.

Comment 2 openshift-github-bot 2017-04-17 13:15:26 UTC
Commit pushed to master at
Merge pull request #1421 from sg00dwin/overview-empty-state-issue1346

Merged by openshift-bot