Troubles during screenlets installation in fedora 22

Not able to install screenlets in fedora 22

I tried to install various dependencies, but its not working out

the following message comes while typing screenlets

$ screenlets
No module RSVG , graphics will not be so good
GConf python module not found. GConf settings backend is disabled.
Cannot create /tmp/ logfile. Using STDERR instead.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/share/screenlets-manager/”, line 1342, in
app = ScreenletsManager()
File “/usr/share/screenlets-manager/”, line 88, in init
File “/usr/share/screenlets-manager/”, line 300, in create_ui
w.set_icon_list(icontheme.load_icon(“screenlets”, 24, 0))
glib.GError: Icon ‘screenlets’ not present in theme

I am too trying to resolve the matter, but the help from experts are necessary here.

It seems you don’t have Python Gnome Conf installed on the system, try to install them using dnf command as shown.

dnf install gnome-python2-gconf

After that try to install screenlets again and see, if you still gets error don't worry post here I would love to help you out..

Thanks for your help.

Even after installing gnome-python2-gconf and re-installing screenlets same error is following.
basically I downloaded and installed screenlets as per the following advice from “” site

tar xvjf screenlets-0.1.6.tar.bz2
sudo chmod +x -R screenlets-0.1.6
cd screenlets-0.1.6
sudo make install

Installed BeautifulSoup

Installed libwnck

Note: all dependencies I searched using command e.g. “dnf search BeautifulSoup”

I just gone through the Fedora repo and I see there isn’t any screenlets package available, so the only solution is to compile it from source, but that too difficult due to bunch of dependencies requirements. I suggest you to go for cairo-dock, which can be easily installed as:

dnf install cairo-dock

Many thanks I have done with cairo-dock.


I am glad that you solved by installing cairo-dock. If you have some time to vote us about this forum and also don’t forget to add your suggestions about this forum here…

Sir, i have followed your steps on #fedora23
but it is not getting installed

[root@dhcppc9 ~]# screenlets
No module RSVG , graphics will not be so good
No GNOME keyring, there will be problems with account options
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/share/screenlets-manager/”, line 34, in
import screenlets
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/screenlets/”, line 126, in
import utils
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/screenlets/”, line 36, in
from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulStoneSoup
ImportError: No module named BeautifulSoup

please sir need your help over this error
i have install
dnf install gnome-python2-gconf
dnf install cairo-dock