Gnome session hangs on splash screen

clown mitts clownmitts at
Sun Sep 26 23:11:31 UTC 2004

Hi Martin,
I ran into the same problem.  I fixed it by going into a new terminal
and running apt-get update; apt-get upgrade.  About 40 megs of
packages were (re?)installed.

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 18:31:28 -0600, martin benavides
<benavideslee at> wrote:
> For some reason gnome hangs at startup, the ubuntu splash screen appears
> and the mouse works but it gets stalled. This happen when i updated some
> packages yesterday then reboted and gnome wont' run, a workarround is
> to enter a terminal and kill bonobo-activation, after that gnome starts
> but warns about themes not working properly.
> Is there a fix for this? or should i reinstall?
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