This does not affect a base install of Xubuntu, but one that is shared
with other installed sessions that pull in the GNOME Control Center and
the Date Time Indicator.

The GNOME Control Center only displays it's configuration tools inside
of a GNOME or GNOME-like environment, and will just show up blank
anywhere else.

To populate these settings, just launch the control center with the
below command.

env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center

Moving this bug to indicator-datetime since it could be made aware of
the running desktop and gnome-control-center since it seems to be an
intentional functionality of the GNOME desktop.

** Also affects: indicator-datetime (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Also affects: gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** No longer affects: xubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)

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https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1754872

Title:
  gnome-control-center is unusable on xubuntu-desktop, but called from
  Gear (About this Computer, System Settings) icon, Text Entry Settings,
  clock (Time & Date Settings)

Status in gnome-control-center package in Ubuntu:
  New
Status in indicator-datetime package in Ubuntu:
  New

Bug description:
  Steps to reproduce:
  1. Install `xubuntu-desktop` meta package on 18.04 LTS
  2. Login to session
  3a. Click on clock indicator on panel, select "Time & Date Settings"
  3b. Click on Gear, select "About this Computer" or "System Settings"
  3c. Click on keyboard layout indicator, select "Text Entry Settings"

  Expected results:
  xfce-oriented control center is opened

  Actual results:
  gnome-control-center is opened, but with empty window.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
  Package: xubuntu-desktop 2.223
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-10.11-generic 4.15.3
  Uname: Linux 4.15.0-10-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: XFCE
  Date: Sat Mar 10 21:10:11 2018
  SourcePackage: xubuntu-meta
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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