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Im having serious problems after installing Ubuntu 13.10. I cannot access my network settings under system settings. Whenever i try to access network settings, the settings app crashes off. This is the output it produces when i run it from the terminal :

kelvine@kelvinelove:~$ sudo gnome-control-center
[sudo] password for kelvine: 

(gnome-control-center:4595): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/kelvine/.config/ibus/bus is not root!
network-cc-panel:ERROR:rfkill-glib.c:83:type_to_string: code should not be reached

How can i resolve this error??

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Try to re-configure it : sudo dpkg-reconfigure gnome-control-center, if it doesn't help then try to re-install: sudo apt-get -f install --reinstall gnome-control-center – Saurav Kumar Oct 20 '13 at 16:37
I tried both options just still crashes – kelvinelove Oct 20 '13 at 16:42
Give a look at this bug and the related links.. – Saurav Kumar Oct 20 '13 at 16:48
Is there any alternative fir gnome-control-center?? I need to change my proxy settings so badly – kelvinelove Oct 31 '13 at 9:54
If setting proxy is your only problem then you can use commands also to set the proxy. here is all about to set the proxy. – Saurav Kumar Oct 31 '13 at 10:06

You can't start gnome-control-center as root. Start it normally and the error will go away.

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I tried starting it under sudo...nothing changed – kelvinelove Mar 4 '14 at 10:04
No, you misunderstand. No root means no su, no sudo, no gksu, nothing. Just run gnome-control-center as your normal user account. gnome-settings-daemon running in the background will take care of privilege escalation and everything else. – Donarsson Mar 4 '14 at 10:08
Ummm...i tried, still crashing – kelvinelove Mar 4 '14 at 10:13
Same error message? If not, could you post the new error? – Donarsson Mar 4 '14 at 10:17

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