Bug#315662: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#315662: xfce4: upgrade lost some settings

Simon Huggins 315662@bugs.debian.org, 315662@bugs.debian.org
Fri, 24 Jun 2005 15:08:01 +0100

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 09:26:32AM -0400, Nick Lewycky wrote:
> Upgrading from the older 4.0.3 (or 4.0.6) to the recently uploaded
> caused a few problems. I'm too lazy to sort out which bug belongs
> where. Sorry.

> 1. XFCE4 lost my desktop backdrop. I was using a solid colour.

> 2. The upgrade changed my window manager theme. Actually it was a
> fallback because I had it set to "agualemon" but in the newer version,
> it's called "Agualemon" (note the caps).

> 3. XFCE4 set a splash screen. I had no splash screen.

> 4. The icon theme has changed and I don't see my old theme in the
> list. I believe it was GNOME.

There is no real upgrade path I'm afraid and upstream does not provide a
way to migrate settings.

> Please fix this for the sarge->etch folks, and add give me my icon
> theme back!

I don't think we can magically migrate all users' settings for them.

Which icon theme were you using before?


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