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
To populate these settings, just launch the control center with the
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)
** Also affects: gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
** No longer affects: xubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
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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:
Status in indicator-datetime package in Ubuntu:
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"
xfce-oriented control center is opened
gnome-control-center is opened, but with empty window.
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
Date: Sat Mar 10 21:10:11 2018
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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