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Bug 1511454

Summary: Inconsistent shell version shown on multiple places
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Martin Krajnak <mkrajnak>
Component: gnome-shellAssignee: Florian Müllner <fmuellner>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Desktop QE <desktop-qa-list>
Severity: medium Docs Contact: Jana Heves <jsvarova>
Priority: unspecified    
Version: 7.5CC: bikal.gurung, jkoten, mark.crossland, mkrajnak, pgozart, rstrode, tpelka
Target Milestone: rc   
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Doc Text:
Inconsistent *GNOME Shell* versions The GNOME desktop environment currently displays different versions of *GNOME Shell*. For example, the version returned by the "gnome-shell --version" command is different from the version found in the `Details` section of `Settings`.
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Last Closed: 2018-10-30 10:20:09 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Martin Krajnak 2017-11-09 12:00:45 UTC
Created attachment 1349858 [details]
settings version

Description of problem:
Different version of gnome-shell is shown on multiple places.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-shell-3.26.2-1.el7.x86_64

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.from terminal execute: gnome-shell --version
2.In gnome-shell find settings and go to Details section

Actual results:
[test@localhost gnome-software]$ rpm -q gnome-shell
gnome-shell-3.26.2-1.el7.x86_64
[test@localhost gnome-software]$ gnome-shell --version
GNOME Shell 3.25.4

Settings: Gnome: Version 3.22.2

Expected results:
Version number should be consistent

Comment 4 Bikal Lem 2018-04-12 08:51:23 UTC
confirmed. I can repro. the bug. I updated to 7.5 yesterday and can see the inconsistency. Additionally, I don't have the option to use wayland session.

Comment 5 Martin Krajnak 2018-04-12 09:22:24 UTC
(In reply to Bikal Lem from comment #4)
> confirmed. I can repro. the bug. I updated to 7.5 yesterday and can see the
> inconsistency. Additionally, I don't have the option to use wayland session.

Thanks for confirmation, regarding the wayland session, can you please confirm that you have gnome-session-wayland-session.x86_64 package installed ?

Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 10:20:09 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3140