System Tools tell me "The configuration could not be loaded..."

Gauvain Pocentek gauvainpocentek at
Thu Jan 25 17:17:46 UTC 2007

Jani Monoses wrote:
> Jani Monoses wrote:
>> Stefan Schwarzburg wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have edgy-proposed and edgy-updates in my source.list file. Yes.
>> then probably the changes in edgy-proposed to system-tools-backends 
>> broke xubuntu-system-tools as the corresponding change to the latter is 
>> not uploaded there. You could revert to the system-tools-backends found 
>> in edgy-updates, but the best way is for us to upload an updated 
>> xubuntu-system-tools mirroring what changes went into gnome-system-tools.
> The corresponding LP bug is 
> and the package has not been moved to updates yet (thus not causing more 
> widespread breakage for xubuntu users) since it has not yet been tested 
> thoroughly. Apparently it affects more gnome apps that call the system 
> tools. For Xfce the fix is restricted to x-s-t and is very similar if 
> not the same as the g-s-t debdiff that is attached to said bug. The bug 
> was last touched yesterday so before it goes to edgy-updates 7 days will 
> pass at least. We'll have a xubuntu-system-tools patch ready as well by 
> then. Thanks to the OP for raising the issue, I saw the changes go by on 
> the edgy-changes list weeks ago but forgot about them.
> Unless someone wants to proceed with taking the g-s-t debdiff in 
> proposed and applying it to x-s-t and then hooking into that LP bug and 
> asking for a SRU for Xubuntu as well, I'll get around to it in a few days.

A new xubuntu-system-tools will soon be available in the edgy-proposed 
repository, with a fix for this bug.
Please test the package (it works fine for me), to make sure it really 
works. If everything goes fine, it'll be uploaded in edgy-updates.


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