Bug#251127: capplets: gnome-settings-daemon doesn't work at all

Arnaud Patard Rtp arnaud.patard@rtp-net.org (Arnaud Patard (Rtp)), 251127@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 27 May 2004 09:59:40 +0200

Christian Marillat <marillat@debian.org> writes:

> Package: capplets
> Version: 1:2.6.1-2
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks unrelated software
> Hi,

> This mean that my keayborad is completely broken (no more numpad), I lost
> the screen background, my mouse is misconfigured, in fact all the setups in
> the control-center are lost.
> The error message :
> $ /usr/lib/control-center/gnome-settings-daemon 
> ** (gnome-settings-daemon:5498): WARNING **: Could not activate the XKB configuration
> The program 'gnome-settings-daemon' received an X Window System error.
--- snip ---
> ii  xlibs                     4.3.0.dfsg.1-2 X Window System client libraries m
The 2.6.1 control center is just a rebuild from experimental, so this problem is linked with others updates
Thanks to Sebastien Bacher, we have found a temporary solution: revert your xlibs package to 4.3.0.dfsg.1-1.
It's reported to work for some people on IRC.