File Open Dialog Bug on Red Hat 8.0 Linux
Bringing up the File Open dialog in Red Hat 8.0 Linux (aka Red Hat 8
or RH8) causes the application to crash. This only happens under
Gnome, KDE is OK.
before running your program.
Unsetting this variable causes Swing to fall back to the default look
and feel (Metal or Ocean).
By default, under Java 1.5+, the system look and feel is Gtk if the
system is using Gnome. Java determines that by looking for the
The symptom of this problem is if the app hangs and a stack trace
shows the native method readGtkIconData being executed in the AWT