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Can't set wallpaper, shortcuts etc. in Gnome

asked 2011-11-09 17:46:55 +0000

kenda gravatar image

Hey guys.

I upgraded Fedora from F15 to F16 via preupgrade. After that I'm having trouble with setting specific options in Gnome. E.g. I can't set the wallpaper, keyboard shortcuts, keyboard settings, themes and so on.

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with no success.

Has anybody an idea what could be wrong with Gnome or my setup?

P.S. For a new added user everything works well.

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Are you using some kind of user lockdown settings program, by any chance…?

BRPocock ( 2012-01-30 19:30:06 +0000 )edit

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answered 2011-11-09 18:11:48 +0000

asto gravatar image

Try changing it with 'gconf-editor'. You will need to install the package first.

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I changed the value for desktop/gnome/background/picture_filename but the wallpaper didn't changed.

kenda ( 2011-11-10 10:33:03 +0000 )edit

I believe that F16 / Gnome 3 uses dconf-editor instead. Different back-end/configuration files. However, if you're unable to edit in the Control Center, you mightn't be able to edit using the dconf-editor either…

BRPocock ( 2012-01-30 19:29:56 +0000 )edit

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Asked: 2011-11-09 17:46:55 +0000

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