Bug#828158: mate-backgrounds: Mate 1.14.1 (Gtk 3.20.6-1) no colors in Home folder

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Sat Jun 25 14:44:09 UTC 2016

On 06/25/2016 04:35 PM, rudar wrote:
> I am running Debian Testing (Stretch/Sid) with Mate DE. With the recent upgrade
> to Mate 1.14.1 (Gtk 3.20.6-1) I have lost all the colors in my Home folder.
> What I have got now is just a plain white background, and this is not good.
> I used to have Danube blue as the background color, and now it's gone.

This is more of an upstream bug and I would rather suggest reporting it there [1].
I'm pretty sure it affects more distributions than just Debian.

> When I tried the usual procedure (Edit-Backgrounds and Emblems-Colors), it
> appears as there are no colors at all! The box is completely empty. This is
> very bad for my eye-sight and please be so kind to fix this problem.

I can confirm that the window is empty. However, the contents return upon
resizing it. I have no idea how to apply the colors to the desktop though.


> [1] https://github.com/mate-desktop/mate-backgrounds/issues

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