Gnome freezes after session start

John Nilsson john at
Fri Jul 29 18:18:33 UTC 2005

On fre, 2005-07-29 at 11:14 +0200, Arjan Geven wrote:
> Hrm, a late reaction from me, the weather's been too good ;-). 
> Anyway, I ran 'top' as suggested, and it showed a lot of processes
> coming and going during the startup. However, I didn't see any one of
> them taking particularly much CPU-time or execution-time. So I still
> have no idea as to what process does this to my login.

I know that badly configured network connections can produce this

> I created a new user, and with this user I can log in normally,
> without any delay. So it must be something *I* did.

However, this kind of contradicts it.

> Is there perhaps a way to just throw away any old session data and/or
> bootup data and start over clean with this user? It's not like I have
> anything special that should be performed when I log in...

According to gnome-session(1) it reads its config from
~/.gonme2/session. Delete that file. You also have the session conf app
in System->Preferences.


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