Change desktop - select color no longer possible

Bug #1862945 reported by corrado venturini on 2020-02-12
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Open control center - settings - set background - select a solid color is not possible also if stated in the help.

Change the desktop and lock screen backgrounds
You can change the image used for your backgrounds or set it to be a solid color.

corrado@corrado-x5-ff-0104:~$ inxi -Fxx
System: Host: corrado-x5-ff-0104 Kernel: 5.4.0-12-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.2.1
           Desktop: Gnome 3.34.3 wm: gnome-shell dm: GDM3 Distro: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASRock model: H110M-G/M.2 serial: <root required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: P1.10
           date: 05/11/2017
CPU: Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i3-7100 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake rev: 9
           L2 cache: 3072 KiB
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 31199
           Speed: 800 MHz min/max: 800/3900 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 800 3: 800 4: 803
Graphics: Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 630 vendor: ASRock driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:5912
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.7 driver: i915 compositor: gnome-shell resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 19.3.3 compat-v: 3.0
           direct render: Yes
Audio: Device-1: Intel 100 Series/C230 Series Family HD Audio vendor: ASRock driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
           bus ID: 00:1f.3 chip ID: 8086:a170
           Device-2: Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo bus ID: 1-10:5
           chip ID: 046d:0990
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.0-12-generic
Network: Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V vendor: ASRock driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f040 bus ID: 00:1f.6
           chip ID: 8086:15b8
           IF: enp0s31f6 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 70:85:c2:44:7b:86
Drives: Local Storage: total: 2.05 TiB used: 12.48 GiB (0.6%)
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Kingston model: SKC2000M8250G size: 232.89 GiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4
           serial: 50026B72823D1475
           ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Toshiba model: DT01ACA100 size: 931.51 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: 37PYNGAFS
           ID-3: /dev/sdb vendor: Hitachi model: HDS721010CLA332 size: 931.51 GiB speed: 3.0 Gb/s
           serial: JP2940J80Z3D3V
Partition: ID-1: / size: 31.25 GiB used: 12.48 GiB (39.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p5
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.00 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda2
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 27.0 C mobo: 29.5 C
           Fan Speeds (RPM): fan-1: 0 fan-2: 2343 fan-3: 0 fan-4: 2268 fan-5: 0 fan-6: 0
           Voltages: 12v: N/A 5v: N/A 3.3v: 3.49 vbat: 3.15
Info: Processes: 219 Uptime: 24m Memory: 7.49 GiB used: 1.24 GiB (16.6%) Init: systemd v: 244 runlevel: 5
           Compilers: gcc: 9.2.1 alt: 9 Shell: bash v: 5.0.11 running in: gnome-terminal inxi: 3.0.37

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: gnome-control-center 1:3.35.90-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-12.15-generic 5.4.8
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu16
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Wed Feb 12 14:30:09 2020
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center
InstallationDate: Installed on 2020-01-04 (39 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Alpha amd64 (20200104)
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Also the help 'Change the wallpaper' does not reflect the setting -> background window

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report, it's an upstream decision though, see bug #1850753

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Opinion
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