Switching User in 8.10

Garry Burgess grburgess at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 18:23:38 UTC 2008

I have a similar problem, and I'm sure that it's my Nvidia driver that
interferes somehow.  If I disable the Nvidia driver, then it works, but I
like the Nvidia driver.  Some people have been able to get it to work by
reinstalling fast-user-switch applet, but I haven't had this luck trying

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Moritz Reiter <mo at schallstrom.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I'm running Ubuntu 8.10 on my desktop computer and on my laptop. On
> the desktop computer the "Switch User" feature works like a charm, but
> on the laptop (Thinkpad X60s with Intel graphics chip) I always get
> stuck on a black screen with just the mouse curser after suspending
> the session of user A in order to log in as user B.
> I already searched launchpad for a bug report matching my problem
> without finding anything useful and I have no idea where to start
> tracking down the source of the problem. I would appreciate any hints
> (e.g. which log files should I examine?) or even some assistance in
> finding out where the problem comes from and how to fix it.
> Cheers
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> Moritz Reiter
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