[xmonad] Error message when launching Firefox
dons at galois.com
Tue Jan 20 12:03:15 EST 2009
Oh, this must be related to the doubleFork stuff.
> Ah ha! Yes, I also saw this starting yesterday. I wonder WTF is up.
> > Hi everyone.
> > Since yesterday I've been receiving an error dialog when launching Firefox. It
> > says "An error occured while loading or saving configuration information for
> > firefox. Some of your configuration settings may not work properly". Clicking on
> > a "Details" button gives me the following:
> > "GConf Error: Failed to contact configuration server; some possible causes are
> > that you need to enable TCP/IP networking for ORBit, or you have stale NFS locks
> > due to a system crash. See http://www.gnome.org/projects/gconf/ for information.
> > (Details - 1: Failed to get connection to session: Failed to execute
> > dbus-launch to autolaunch D-Bus session)"
> > This happens only when launching firefox from a keybinding or through dmenu
> > (also launched from a keybinding).
> > I'm using the xmonad darcs from yesterday (19). xmonad 0.8.1 doesn't suffer from
> > this problem nor do other WMs (openbox and awesome), so I guess it's due to
> > something that changed between 0.8.1 and yesterday. Launching firefox in the
> > affected version from a terminal also has no problems.
> > The last three darcs builds I used were from 2009-01-12 (no problems),
> > 2009-01-17 (I'm not sure if it had problems, since I usually suspend my laptop
> > without rebooting or relaunching X for a few days) and 2009-01-19 (the
> > problematic build).
> > I'd test the latest code, but I'm having trouble accessing the darcs repository.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Ricardo Martins * scarybox.net * GPG key: 0x1308F1B4
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