[ubuntu-uk] Desktop problems

Darren Mansell darren.mansell at opengi.co.uk
Wed Sep 5 12:13:17 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 10:08 +0100, Keith Bowerman wrote:
> I was surprised not to receive a reply from my previous posting on this
> subject.  I accept that there is a lot of other traffic at present and
> also my description of my problem was rather long winded.
> To precis the situation - when Ubuntu boots up and I log-in, the Ubuntu
> banner is blank, i.e. there is no Nautilus sign and the three icons at
> the bottom left of the banner are missing.  I receive only a plain
> orangey/brown screen and nothing else happens.
> However, if I boot up, then before logging in, I select options at the
> bottom left of the screen and choose Failsafe Gnome, then log-in I enter
> my normal configuration.  Nevertheless, the next time I boot up the
> problem remains the same.  The only thing I could think of was to save
> the session but this has no effect.
> Has anyone any ideas?
> Cheers,
> Keith.
> -- 
> Keith Bowerman,
> Prestwood, south Staffordshire, England.
> Using Ubuntu 7.04 on a Linux only machine.

Hi Keith,

does this happen with every user? Sounds like theres something in
the .gnome2 dir Gnome doesnt like or can't read.

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