[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#627111: Bug#627111: xfce4-settings: Cannot open thunar-volman-settings due to wrong path in German localization

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue May 17 20:43:27 UTC 2011

tag 627111 unreproducible moreinfo

On mar., 2011-05-17 at 20:59 +0200, Andreas Neudecker wrote:
> I just realise it is technically simple to fix (if you KNOW):
> When upgrading from XFCE4 4.6 to 4.8 recently with wheezy/sid I was
> asked if I wanted to start with fresh defaults or keep my settings. I
> kept my settings because I wasn't in the mood to repeat all the
> settings. Seemingly the package thunar-volman has changed the location
> of thunar-volman-settings; now in /usr/bin.

This is completely unrelated to the upgrade dialog (which is only about
xfce4-panel, where the settings storage indeed changed).

> I had assumed that the menu entries in the settings menu of XFCE4 were
> something like <program-managing-settings> --<topic>. I checked, but it
> was a simple call to /usr/lib/thunar-volman/thunar-volman-settings.
> Changing that to /usr/bin/thunar-volman-settings fixed it not only in
> the direct menu entry, but even when opening Application Menu ->
> Settings -> Settings Manager window and clicking on the "Removable
> drives and media" symbol.

xfce4-settings only uses the desktop files shipped by the applications
> I guess it should be made sure that this should be fixed for upgrades
> from 4.6 to 4.8.

Unless you have your own desktop files in .local/share, this is
definitely not related. And I've just checked, opening thunar volman
settings in de_DE works just fine.

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