f-spot libunique-1.0.so.0 trouble

Working on Dell Inspiron-1520 laptop using openSUSE-12.1
I get the following error while starting f-spot. My system has been updated to the latest patches. The error details are as follows:
[CODEAn unhandled exception was thrown: libunique-1.0.so.0

at (wrapper managed-to-native) Unique.App:unique_app_get_type ()
at Unique.App.get_GType () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at (wrapper delegate-invoke) <Module>:invoke_GType__this__ ()
at System.Reflection.MonoProperty.StaticGetterAdapterFrame[GType] (System.Reflection.StaticGetter`1 getter, System.Object obj) [0x00000] in :0
at System.Reflection.MonoProperty.GetValue (System.Object obj, System.Object] index) [0x00000] in :0
at GLib.Object.LookupGType (System.Type t) [0x00000] in :0
at GLib.Object.RegisterGType (System.Type t) [0x00000] in :0
at GLib.Object.LookupGType (System.Type t) [0x00000] in :0
at GLib.Object.LookupGType () [0x00000] in :0
at GLib.Object.CreateNativeObject (System.String] names, GLib.Value] vals) [0x00000] in :0
at Unique.App…ctor (System.String name, System.String startup_id) [0x00000] in :0
at Unique.App…ctor (System.String name, System.String startup_id, System.Object] commands) [0x00000] in :0
at FSpot.App…ctor () [0x00000] in :0
at FSpot.App.get_Instance () [0x00000] in :0
at FSpot.Driver.Startup () [0x00000] in :0
at Hyena.Gui.CleanRoomStartup.Startup (Hyena.Gui.StartupInvocationHandler startup) [0x00000] in :0

.NET Version: 2.0.50727.1433
OS Version: Unix

Assembly Version Information:

unique-sharp (
System.Configuration (
FSpot.Gui (
System.Xml (
Mono.Addins (
Mono.Addins.Setup (
gconf-sharp (
Hyena.Gui (
atk-sharp (
System (
gtk-sharp (
FSpot.Cms (
FSpot.Core (
FSpot.Platform (
Mono.Posix (
gdk-sharp (
Hyena (
System.Core (
glib-sharp (
FSpot.Utils (
f-spot (
mscorlib (

Platform Information: Linux 3.1.10-1.19-desktop i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Disribution Information:

openSUSE 12.1 (i586)
VERSION = 12.1
CODENAME = Asparagus

VERSION = 12.1 (Asparagus)
PRETTY_NAME=“openSUSE 12.1 (Asparagus) (i586)”

Will request help.

Thanks & Regards


hmmm, better to maybe contact the f-spot or .net people for that one.

On 04/25/2013 06:06 AM, rsp2 wrote:
> using openSUSE-12.1

openSUSE 12.1 will meet its end of life and support “on May 15th 2013
which is in 20 days (2 months after release of 12.3)” (cite:

you should use these few remaining days to transition to a version of
openSUSE which will continue to be security patched after the 15th of
May (today, those are 12.2 and 12.3)…

in my mind that is much more important that trying to get f-spot to