Problems with xfce-settings-helper?

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Jul 27 17:44:55 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at> wrote:
> On mer., 2011-07-27 at 01:25 -0300, John Coppens wrote:
>> Hello people.
>> For a while, the latest Inkscape has been acting up when I do a Ctrl-C
>> (copy an object). In this case, an error dialog appears, rather slowly,
>> about 'No layers found'. Several other dialogs follow, and the copy
>> fails (at least, I can't paste).
>> Finally, I did a search and found relatively few references:
>> The first link indicates that the problem can be solved by killing
>> xfce-settings-helper, which I can confirm. Just killing re-enables
>> normal operations in Inkscape, even without restarting.
>> I looked at the xfce bug register, but didn't find any references to
>> the problem. This problem appeared since I installed xfce 4.8.
>> Is this a known problem/does any solution exist? Should I submit a bug
>> report?
> That looks like a bad interaction with the clipboard manager integrated
> inside xfce4-settings-helper.

What version of xfce4-settings do you run, because 4.8.2 has a new
clipboard manager (not the clipman panel plugin).


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