Deja-dup preferences panel

Fran Dieguez listas at
Wed May 1 11:13:31 UTC 2013

On mié 03 abr 2013 15:55:18 CEST, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On 3 April 2013 09:16, Fran Dieguez <listas at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I don't know if this is a bug or not but, I cannot access the Deja-dup
>> preferences panel when using gnome3 and gnome3-staging PPA as the
>> gnome-control-center packaged in Ubuntu base is upgraded by those PPAs.
> Yes, all external panels (in other words, panels not provided in the
> gnome-control-center source) are broken with gnome-control-center 3.8.
> If this is a problem for you, I recommend that you ppa-purge the
> gnome3-staging PPA.
>> For now the unique way to access the panel is by executing
>> deja-dup-preferences form a terminal or by modifying the
>> /usr/share/applications/deja-dup-preferences.desktop file and changing:
>> NotShowIn=GNOME;Unity; => NotShowIn=Unity;
> You need to run sudo update-desktop-database after editing .desktop
> files. We can enable that .desktop in the Staging PPA but any time
> Deja Dup is updated, we'll have to make the change again so there are
> no promises that we'll keep that working.
> Jeremy

Since last update now I can access to deja-dup preferences panel from 

Really thanks for fixing this.

Fran Dieguez

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