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Old 04-21-2010, 06:56 PM   #1
S724
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nautilus crash after control-center-extra rpm package installation


Hi everyone! I installed control-center-extra package in Fedora 12 to have the focus-follows-mouse. It did the job, but on the next restart numerous instances of ¨Starting File Manager¨ were produced, and eventually nautilus-2.28.1-2.fc12 file manager crashed, and SELinux gave the following message:

1. SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/python ¨create¨ access on fedora- debuginfo

2. SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/python ¨create¨ access on rawhide- debuginfo

Could anyone tell me how to work around this problem?
 
Old 04-21-2010, 08:22 PM   #2
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There is a bug in one of the packages involved.
How to fix.

Code:
yum erase control-center-extra
when that has finished

Code:
yum downgrade control-center control-center-filesystem gnome-desktop

When that finishes, the nautilus windows stop spawning. Even after reboot things are fine.

If you can't get a terminal up while the nautilus issue is going on, reboot into run level 3 by using the grub menu to edit the kernel commands and adding a space then 3 to the end of the line.

Log in as a user, then su - to root, then use the yum commands I listed.


Of course you will lose focus follows mouse, but it's better than the alternative !


For future reference, how to find out what got installed after the fact.

Code:
yum history list
shows you the last things yum did, and they have ID numbers.
Pick the highest ID for the info you need.

Code:
yum history info <ID>
shows you what you installed and the dependencies that were also installed/upgraded.

Then you can backtrack. It's best to downgrade them all at once, so that dependencies are met properly.
I uninstalled control-center-extra first because it's difficult to downgrade something that wasn't installed before !
(although that might fix the nautilus bug if you downgraded all the packages at once including control-center-extra)

I've now posted a bug at Redhat bugzilla.

Last edited by smoker; 04-21-2010 at 09:05 PM.
 
Old 04-23-2010, 05:29 PM   #3
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BTW,
I've just done a full update, and then installed the control-panel-extras with no problems.

try it and see.
Please quote any problems, as I'm passing them on to the maintainers.

Give uname -a etc, for helpful information.

Last edited by smoker; 04-23-2010 at 05:36 PM.
 
Old 05-07-2010, 06:16 AM   #4
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YOU ARE MIRACLE WORKERS
I had a similar problem too and as the downgrading process was taking place, all the extra "Starting File Manager" just closed..

although this sounds weird..
At the first step:
"Package Control Center available but not installed
No packages marked for removal"
so I am not sure exactly what triggered the problem to start with
I couldn't understand a lot from the yum history list..
but oh well, it is as good as new now
Thanks
 
  


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