lxappearance does not launch in kvm vm with vmvga graphics

Bug #1464899 reported by Lyn Perrine
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lxappearance (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

To reproduce install on a kvm vm the latest lubuntu dialy i386. Then try to launch lxapperance from the menu run dialog or command line and the command starts but a GUI window never displays. Runnig `pgrep lxappearance` does not reurn a process lxappearance:
  Installed: 0.6.1-1
  Candidate: 0.6.1-1
  Version table:
 *** 0.6.1-1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
Description: Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (development branch)
Release: 15.10

I expected lxappearnce to launch a GUI program instead I try to launch lxappearance sevral ways and the window was never painted on the screen.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: lxappearance 0.6.1-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-20.20-generic 3.19.8
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-20-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.17.3-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Sat Jun 13 11:32:55 2015
Icons_Default: No icons theme configured by default
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-06-13 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Alpha i386 (20150613)
SourcePackage: lxappearance
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Revision history for this message
Lyn Perrine (walterorlin) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in lxappearance (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Henk Terhell (hterhell) wrote :

attached here my syslog section on update l15.10 amd64 which caused no responding lxappearance

Changed in lxappearance (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Mélodie (meets)
summary: - lxappearacne does not launch in kvm vm with vmvga graphics
+ lxappearance does not launch in kvm vm with vmvga graphics
Revision history for this message
Phill Whiteside (phillw) wrote :

This is being handled by master bug 1468529 and is being marked a duplicate

Revision history for this message
ԜаӀtеr Ⅼарсһуnѕkі (wxl) wrote :

First seen in the 20151019 release candidate of wily, openbox_3.6.1-1ubuntu2 should provide the fix.

Changed in lxappearance (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  
Everyone can see this information.

Other bug subscribers

Remote bug watches

Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.