[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#444957: Bug#444957: xfce4-mcs-manager: Abiword crashes at startup while xfce-mcs-manager is running

mmassonnet at gmail.com mmassonnet at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 08:58:09 UTC 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 10:26:17AM +0200, G. Milde wrote:
> Package: xfce4-mcs-manager
> Version: 4.4.1-1
> Severity: normal
> Since some time starting abiword results in a short appearance of the slash
> screen and then a crash with
>   # > abiword
>   Abgebrochen
> I filed a bug report to abiword (Bug#443048) but still wondered why this
> grave problem seems to be almost unknown. At some stage, I realised that
> when using Gnome or KDE instead of XFCE, abiword works fine. Further
> experimenting revealed that killing xfce4-mcs-manager solves the abiword
> problem.
> Whether this incompatibility is the fault of abiword or xfce4-mcs-manager is
> above my knowledge.

What GTK engine/theme are you using under Xfce?  A known broken engine
is the gtk-qt-engine.

You can follow abiword with strace.

> Thanks, Guenter


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