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5.92. gnome-settings-daemon

Updated gnome-settings-daemon packages that fix a bug is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The gnome-settings-daemon packages contain a daemon to share settings from GNOME with other applications. It also handles global key bindings, as well as a number of desktop-wide settings.

Bug Fix

BZ#866528
Previously, when a system hotkey was used to change the display configuration, sometimes a valid XRandR configuration failed to be selected and the monitors were not kept in clone mode. Consequently, it was impossible to switch displays. With this update, gnome-settings-daemon always selects valid XRandR modes, and sets or unsets clone mode as expected, thus fixing this bug.
Users of gnome-settings-daemon are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.
An updated gnome-settings-daemon package that fixes several bugs and adds various enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The gnome-settings-daemon package contains a daemon to share settings from GNOME with other applications. It also handles global key bindings, as well as a number of desktop-wide settings.

Bug Fixes

BZ#693843
Previously, the selected keyboard layout on certain machines reverted to the "US" layout every time the user logged in. With this update, the bug has been fixed so that the selected keyboard layout is not reverted anymore.
BZ#805036
Previously, the automatic mapping of the screen tablet did not work with the NVIDIA driver. With this update, support for the NV-CONTROL extension has been added so that the automatic mapping of the screen tablet now works as expected.
BZ#805042
Previously, the button mapping to actions did not work in the Wacom graphics tablet plug-in. As a result, the Map Buttons did not display in the GUI and activating buttons on the Wacom graphics tablet had no effect. With this update, these problems have been fixed.

Enhancements

BZ#769464
With this update, Wacom graphics tablets are now supported with gnome-settings-daemon.
BZ#816646
This update modifies the way gnome-settings-daemon stores settings in GConf. Previously, the settings were stored per user and per device. With this update, the settings are now stored per user, per device, and per machine.
All users of gnome-settings-daemon are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs and adds these enhancements.