[Bug 1880243] Re: can't hide desktop icons neither with dconf-editor nor with gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons

2020-05-25 Thread Albert Cardona
Thanks @vanvugt, so there are 3 UI ways of hiding the desktop icons, but only one works: $ gnome-shell-extension-prefs ... then switch off the desktop-icons extension. (Nevermind that gnome tweaks, under "Extensions", listed the desktop- icons gnome shell extension as disabled.) The bugs are

[Bug 1880243] [NEW] can't hide desktop icons neither with dconf-editor nor with gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons

2020-05-22 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: In attempting to hide all desktop icons, I can't. 1. With dconf-editor, org/gnome/desktop/background/show-desktop-icons , I set the value to False, and yet the icons show. 2. With gnome-shell-extension-desktop-icons, despite disabling it, it still doesn't work (can change

[Bug 708316] [NEW] evince freezes for 30 seconds when attempting to File/open a file that is already open

2011-01-26 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: evince Evince freezes for 30 seconds when attempting to File/open a file that is already open. To reproduce: 1. Open evince 2. Go to File/Open and load a pdf file. Opens instantly. Leave it open. 3. Go again to File/Open and try to open the same pdf

[Bug 708316] Re: evince freezes for 30 seconds when attempting to File/open a file that is already open

2011-01-26 Thread Albert Cardona
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Desktop Bugs, which is subscribed to evince in ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/708316 Title: evince freezes for 30 seconds when attempting to File/open a file that is already open -- desktop-bugs mailing

[Bug 505046] Re: can't play jamendo songs in rhythmbox

2010-04-17 Thread Albert Cardona
How is this bug invalid? It's real and in need of fixing. I would appreciate an explanation. If this bug is invalid, what other bug entry is taking care of the problem? -- can't play jamendo songs in rhythmbox https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/505046 You received this bug notification because you

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-31 Thread Albert Cardona
I have found another example PDF that renders very poorly: http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/arvindn/misc/knuth_song_complexity.pdf In this case, selected text is readable and rendered smoothly and fine. Selecting text, though, selects also entire paragraphs for the adjacent text column (which

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-31 Thread Albert Cardona
*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 80921 *** https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/80921 Tobias: thanks. Would be nice if evince told me so somehow--how am I supposed to know, as a user, that the text is a badly scanned image with an OCR layer on top? -- Evince renders document with poor font

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-20 Thread Albert Cardona
It's a paper for which I don't have distribution rights: J Neurosci. 1995 Mar;15(3 Pt 1):1755-67. Merritt DJ, Whitington PM. Central projections of sensory neurons in the Drosophila embryo correlate with sensory modality, soma position, and proneural gene function.

[Bug 506859] [NEW] Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-13 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: evince Evince renders text very poorly despite system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering. Moreover, selected text is unreadable. The specific font is Arial. See the two attached screenshots. ProblemType: Bug Architecture: amd64 Date: Wed Jan 13

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-13 Thread Albert Cardona
** Attachment added: Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/37842846/Dependencies.txt ** Attachment added: ProcMaps.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/37842847/ProcMaps.txt ** Attachment added: ProcStatus.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/37842848/ProcStatus.txt ** Attachment

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-13 Thread Albert Cardona
Attached screenshots depicting the problem. ** Attachment added: Arial font problem in evince screenshot http://launchpadlibrarian.net/37842869/Arial-font-problem-in-evince.png -- Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

[Bug 506859] Re: Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font system-wide settings set to subpixel rendering

2010-01-13 Thread Albert Cardona
Font rendering problem when selecting text with Arial font. ** Attachment added: Font rendering problem when selecting text with Arial font. http://launchpadlibrarian.net/37842875/rendering-problem-with-selected-text.png -- Evince renders document with poor font quality despite font

[Bug 463806] Re: gnome-panel gets stuck when showing modal dialogs

2009-11-25 Thread Albert Cardona
I am not a gnome developer. Nor do I have infinite time to learn all the caveats of doing what you proposed me to do. I reported this bug to bring it to the attention of Ubuntu developers, and in the hope that knowing about it would be useful to you all. The bug exists. Closing this bug report

[Bug 478594] [NEW] modal dialog takes a very long time to show up in a java application with gnome and nautilus

2009-11-08 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: nautilus When opening a modal dialog from a java application in a gnome desktop that uses nautilus, nautilus collects all the java app windows into a single icon/entry in the gnome toolbar. When the dialog is dismissed, the gnome toolbar shows again a

[Bug 478594] Re: modal dialog takes a very long time to show up in a java application with gnome and nautilus

2009-11-08 Thread Albert Cardona
** Attachment added: Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/35378900/Dependencies.txt ** Attachment added: XsessionErrors.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/35378904/XsessionErrors.txt ** Attachment added: usr_lib_nautilus.txt

[Bug 467035] [NEW] a vertical gnome-panel shows the notification envelope icon off-bounds

2009-10-31 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: gnome-panel This bug is two problems of aesthetics and consistency: 1. A problem of aesthetics: in 9.10, the envelope icon in a vertical gnome-panel paints half-way out of the panel itself, despite having enough room to paint properly. (see attached

[Bug 467035] Re: a vertical gnome-panel shows the notification envelope icon off-bounds

2009-10-31 Thread Albert Cardona
** Attachment added: screenshot of a vertical gnome panel, showing how the envelope paints offcentered and half way off the screen, invisible. http://launchpadlibrarian.net/34793516/vertical_gnome_panel_with_bad_envelope_icon.png ** Attachment added: Dependencies.txt

[Bug 423694] Re: session active, not inhibited, screen idle message

2009-10-30 Thread Albert Cardona
This bug is also affecting a MacBookPro 5,5 with ubuntu 9.10 amd64 dist- upgraded to today. -- session active, not inhibited, screen idle message https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/423694 You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Desktop Bugs, which is subscribed to

[Bug 463806] [NEW] gnome-panel gets stuck when showing modal dialogs

2009-10-29 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: gnome-panel On occasions, not always, the application gnome-panel gets stuck when showing a modal dialog, particularly with java 1.6.0_12 and _16, both on 386 and amd64. Other applications like Wink (for creating animated tutorials as a flash .swf) also

[Bug 463806] Re: gnome-panel gets stuck when showing modal dialogs

2009-10-29 Thread Albert Cardona
** Attachment added: Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/34628484/Dependencies.txt ** Attachment added: GConfNonDefault.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/34628485/GConfNonDefault.txt ** Attachment added: XsessionErrors.txt

[Bug 425931] Re: Failure to Display Attached Images in Evolution

2009-10-26 Thread Albert Cardona
This bug is still present in 9.10 Karmin beta5 dist-upgraded to today. ** Changed in: evolution (Ubuntu) Status: Incomplete = New -- Failure to Display Attached Images in Evolution https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/425931 You received this bug notification because you are a member of

[Bug 306837] [NEW] gnome terminal crashes when changing the profile

2008-12-10 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: gnome-terminal 1 - Open a gnome terminal 2 - Click on Edit / Profiles ... Change the default profile, close. 4 - Open a new gnome terminal, with the new default profile 5 - Repeat step 2: at some point, when clicking options, all terminals close/crash.

[Bug 271535] [NEW] java applications disappear from the windowmanager when switching desktops if a modal dialog was open

2008-09-17 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: metacity It's really easy to reproduce: 1 - Open a java application like ImageJ (it's in the repos) with java 1.6.0 2 - within it, open a modal dialog, like any plugin that emits a GenericDialog 3 - Switch to another desktop. When returning, the

[Bug 194589] Re: nautilus crashes when changing the background with feh

2008-02-23 Thread Albert Cardona
/var/crash does not contain any crash file. Your 'if' failed: despite gnome-desktop being installed, I am not using it. Nautilus is launched with the following command: $ nautilus . It then sets a desktop which is simply another X window. When changing the X background with feh, nautilus crashes.

[Bug 194589] [NEW] nautilus crashes when changing the background with feh

2008-02-22 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: nautilus I run the dwn windows manager from suckless.org: a minimalistic windows manager. Nautilus runs fine in all instances, except when attempting to change the background with the following command: $ feh --bg-center /path/to/some/image.jpg Then

[Bug 26118] Re: Bad rendering (hinting) in Evince and Xpdf

2007-11-30 Thread Albert Cardona
Is this solved at all? As of today, I still see some pdf files -but not others (how to tell the difference?) rendering improperly in evince. When the text is selected, the text is suddenly smooth and nice; when deselected, it's all sketchy and rough. Also, many equations and punctuation chars

[Bug 102651] Re: [apport] gnome-keybinding-properties crashed with SIGSEGV in free()

2007-04-16 Thread Albert Cardona
The bug went away after two updates towards feisty final. Thanks for caring anyway. -- [apport] gnome-keybinding-properties crashed with SIGSEGV in free() https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/102651 You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Desktop Bugs, which is a bug

[Bug 104903] Re: metacity fails to show any window decorations after dist-upgrade from edgy to feisty

2007-04-14 Thread Albert Cardona
Thank you! Finally! I knew it had to be some silly setting -dapper to edgy had the same problem with gtk2 apps: some silly setting. So I moved .gnomerc to the trash and finally my gnome desktop is working properly. The file ,gnomerc contained a dozen white lines and this one line: export

[Bug 104903] Re: metacity fails to show any window decorations after dist-upgrade from edgy to feisty

2007-04-13 Thread Albert Cardona
Yes: in the past I installed, used for a week or so, and then uninstalled with --purge) beryl and Xgl. I have tried to move .dmrc elsewhere to no avail. On relogin to a gnome session, a new .dmrc gets created with a 'default' instead of 'gnome' session. After the last dist-upgrade yesterday,

[Bug 104903] Re: metacity fails to show any window decorations after dist-upgrade from edgy to feisty

2007-04-12 Thread Albert Cardona
Launching $ metacity solves the problem. But there are others. For example, my session should launch an xterm -it does so, AFTER about a minute an a half (this is a core2 duo 2.33GHz Thinkpad T60p, and edgy did so in a split second). Same with gnome splash: remains there forever, until clicked.

[Bug 104903] metacity fails to show any window decorations after dist-upgrade from edgy to feisty

2007-04-09 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: metacity metacity fails to show any window decorations after dist-upgrade from edgy to feisty Exactly that: metacity opens, no errors on the logs, and yet there are no window frames or edges or buttons. Plus, windows don't get focus when clicked. **

[Bug 102651] [apport] gnome-keybinding-properties crashed with SIGSEGV in free()

2007-04-03 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: I had a dist-upgraded edgy, and then I dist-upgraded to feisty. After reboot, metacity fails to show any window decorations and the gnome key bindings crashed. ProblemType: Crash Architecture: i386 Date: Tue Apr 3 16:28:15 2007 DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.04 ExecutablePath:

[Bug 102651] Re: [apport] gnome-keybinding-properties crashed with SIGSEGV in free()

2007-04-03 Thread Albert Cardona
** Attachment added: CoreDump.gz http://librarian.launchpad.net/7133787/CoreDump.gz ** Attachment added: Dependencies.txt http://librarian.launchpad.net/7133788/Dependencies.txt ** Attachment added: Disassembly.txt http://librarian.launchpad.net/7133789/Disassembly.txt ** Attachment

[Bug 68789] Re: The gnome-cups-icon is way too active

2007-01-24 Thread Albert Cardona
This bug still exists now, several months after the first report, in the same powerbook Ti 3.5. I have also observed this bug in every ubuntu-edgy installation I've made since then: - generic desktop Intel Pentium 4 2.80 GHz - Thinkpad T60 core2 duo 2.33 GHz -- The gnome-cups-icon is way too

[Bug 56393] Re: gimp-svg: Depends: gimp (= 2.2.11-1ubuntu3) but 2.2.11-1ubuntu3.1 is installed

2007-01-04 Thread Albert Cardona
In edgy-ppc, I have the repository edgy-security universe enabled, and yet gimp-dvg fails to install for the same reasons as the first poster. -- gimp-svg: Depends: gimp (= 2.2.11-1ubuntu3) but 2.2.11-1ubuntu3.1 is installed https://launchpad.net/bugs/56393 -- desktop-bugs mailing list

[Bug 50065] Re: nautilus crashes when moving a folder from a slave hard drive to the trash

2006-11-24 Thread Albert Cardona
My system has changed so much, it's hard to tell anymore. I'm runny edgy and so far so good. Definitely dragging a folder to the trash from the master HD is no problem. Can't test with slave drive because I don't have it anymore. USB pens seem to work just fine with trashing folders. -- nautilus

[Bug 67465] Re: Bonobo broken on PowerPC Edgy RC

2006-10-29 Thread Albert Cardona
Fixed perhaps but not totally. Ubuntu failed to enter suspended mode when run out of battery and crashed. On reboot, bonobo would refuse to work, printing in a dialog the same error message as above, and asking to remove applets that don't work. Any clues how to restore the bonobo server? It

[Bug 67465] Re: Bonobo broken on PowerPC Edgy RC

2006-10-29 Thread Albert Cardona
I found out that bonobo had forgotten it's settings. This fixed it: $ sudo bonobo-activation-sysconf --add-directory=/usr/lib/bonobo/servers -- Bonobo broken on PowerPC Edgy RC https://launchpad.net/bugs/67465 -- desktop-bugs mailing list desktop-bugs@lists.ubuntu.com

[Bug 68787] after computer goes to sleep, on wake up no applications can be launched

2006-10-28 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: gnome I start a new session and open a few applications. All is good. Then I close the lid and the computer goes to sleep. After opening the lid the computer wakes up, ok. Then I try to launch any applications: it does not happen. Applications launched

[Bug 68787] Re: after computer goes to sleep, on wake up no applications can be launched

2006-10-28 Thread Albert Cardona
Update on the above: after about 15 minutes (I was reading a PDF), all applications I had tried to launch before suddenly launched. There is *whatever* stopping them all from launching (happened both times yesterday as well, but I was not patient enough to wait 15 minutes). After this period,

[Bug 50719] Re: trying to burn an iso image fails

2006-09-05 Thread Albert Cardona
Ooops sorry about that. Some linux image update at some point fixed the issue. Works fine with dapper. -- trying to burn an iso image fails https://launchpad.net/bugs/50719 -- desktop-bugs mailing list desktop-bugs@lists.ubuntu.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/desktop-bugs

[Bug 17698] Re: Evolution crashes on startup

2006-06-23 Thread Albert Cardona
Here is the output of running evolution with: $ DBUS_VERBOSE=1 evolution evo.output CalDAV Eplugin starting up ... (evolution-2.6:12729): evolution-mail-WARNING **: ignored this junk plugin: not enabled or we have already loaded one (evolution-2.6:12729): e-utils-WARNING **: Plugin

[Bug 50719] trying to burn an iso image fails

2006-06-22 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: nautilus Just right-click on an iso image file and select Write to disc... Then it asks for a blank CD. Keeps poping the same dialog when pushing OK, although a valid blank CD is inserted, and even mounted on the desktop (an icon shows it on the

[Bug 50065] nautilus crashes when moving a folder from a slave hard drive to the trash

2006-06-16 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: nautilus A slave hard drive (hdb) contains a folder. Open nautilus and try to send the folder to the trash. The folder gets deleted, but nautilus crashes AND THE TRASH IS EMPTY, meaning the folder is lost in hyperspace. ** Affects: nautilus (Ubuntu)

[Bug 49888] incorrect listing of partitions

2006-06-15 Thread Albert Cardona
Public bug reported: Binary package hint: gparted I am reformatting a 200 GB disk which contains 2 slices from freebsd. One slice is about 20 GB and the other about 180 Gb. In the second slice there are 3 logical partions, but gparted does not list any of them, nor does let me edit them in