Desktop annoyance #3: Desktop Applets frequently break during login
bryce at canonical.com
Sat Feb 6 06:06:14 GMT 2010
On Sat, Feb 06, 2010 at 04:55:47AM +0000, Bob Hazard wrote:
> You can reload the panel without having to log out. Press Alt-F2 and
> type killall gnome-panel in the run dialog. The panel will reload
> automatically after you kill it.
> If you are short of resources you might want to try installing a
> lighter desktop such as OpenBox
Or just turn off Visual Effects in System > Preferences > Appearance
> On 5 February 2010 16:13, David A. Cobb <superbiskit at cox.net> wrote:
> > ?If I don't wait a LONG TIME ( maybe 20 Minutes ) with the GDM login screen
> > displayed, before trying to login, there is a very high probability I will
> > get several "Error: There was a problem loading Gnome Applet __ whatever.
> > Delete [ ], or Don't Delete [ ]." boxes.
> > Pretty consistently, if I immediately log OUT, then log back in, the same
> > things will load without problems.
> > The other "annoyances" are plausibly "just" resource shortages. ?This one
> > smells more like a race condition when gnome-panel is trying to start its
> > applets.
> > --
> > David A. Cobb -- computing t-rex
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