[ubuntu-uk] How to fix Gnome problem

Tom Bamford tom at entrepreneuria.co.uk
Thu Nov 29 19:33:15 GMT 2007

Mac wrote:
> Daniel >>> Thanks for your reassuring advice.  I've now tried the 
> reconfig.  Sad to say, I still get the 'Your session has been saved' 
> message when I click the log out button;  the proper log out screen does 
> not appear;  instead, the shutdown wav file plays, the screen clears to 
> the desktop image, and then the log on screen reappears.  Groundhog day! 
>   I have to do a Ctrl+Alt+F1, and issue the sudo shutdown 0 command to 
> get to a point where I can turn the computer off.
> I think a reinstall may be the only solution.  :-(
> Mac
Before you nuke your system, have you tried adding a new user account 
and logging in and out with that? The problem may lie in your home 
directory files rather than 'in the system' somewhere.


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