docky fails to start on lucid

Asked by craig.blois on 2010-05-19

I am running Ubuntu 10.04, gnome 2.3, mono 2.2.4, X 1.7.6, and an nVidia GeForce 9400

I have been exclusively using docky as a bottom panel replacement for over a year. Suddenly it will not start. Please help!

[Info 20:06:50.388] Docky version: 2.1.0 bzr docky r1358 ppa
[Info 20:06:50.401] Kernel version: 2.6.32.22
[Info 20:06:50.402] CLR version: 2.0.50727.1433
[Debug 20:06:50.820] [UserArgs] BufferTime = 10
[Debug 20:06:50.820] [UserArgs] MaxSize = 2147483647
[Debug 20:06:50.820] [UserArgs] NetbookMode = False
[Debug 20:06:50.820] [UserArgs] NoPollCursor = False
[Info 20:06:50.946] [DockController] Setting theme: Classic
[Debug 20:06:51.045] [WindowMatcher] Initialize WindowMatcher

Unhandled Exception: System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown by the type initializer for Docky.Windowing.WindowMatcher ---> GLib.GException: Error creating directory: Permission denied
  at GLib.FileAdapter.MakeDirectoryWithParents (GLib.Cancellable cancellable) [0x00000]
  at Docky.Services.PathsService.get_UserCacheFolder () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Windowing.WindowMatcher.get_DockyDesktopFileCacheFile () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Windowing.WindowMatcher..ctor () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Windowing.WindowMatcher..cctor () [0x00000]
  --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
  at Docky.Items.FileApplicationProvider..ctor () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Interface.DockPreferences.BuildItemProviders () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Interface.DockPreferences..ctor (System.String dockName) [0x00000]
  at Docky.DockController.CreateDocks () [0x00000]
  at Docky.DockController.Initialize () [0x00000]
  at Docky.Docky.Main (System.String[] args) [0x00000]

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2010-05-19
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2010-05-21
Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz) said : #1

fix committed with bzr1360