Ubuntu

Desktop configuration not preserved when changing drivers

Reported by Dražen Kačar on 2009-02-05
4
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jockey (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

I had problems with my laptop freezing and thought nvidia-glx-180 might be responsible, so I tried to deinstall the driver via System->Administration->Hardware Drivers. That calls jockey-gtk, I think.

It removed the driver, but also some of my desktop configuration which it should not have changed. For example, I disabled Login sound, but it played after the reboot. Also, the number of my workspaces went from configured 3x3 to 1x2 (that's the default, I think). I understand it was necessary to disable desktop effects, but it should not have reset other desktop configuration to default.

This is with Ubuntu 8.10, all packages current. jockey-gtk version is: 0.5~beta3-0ubuntu6.1

Robert Roth (evfool) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug to Ubuntu. Intrepid reached EOL on April 30, 2010.
Please see this document for currently supported Ubuntu releases:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

I've tried recreating this bug with Precise and was unable to, given the information you've provided. Please either a) upgrade and test or b) increase the verbosity of the steps to recreate it so we can try again.

Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for jockey (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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