[Intrepid] Strange behaviour of Gnome after recent updates.

pieter557 pieter557 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 05:36:29 UTC 2008

You're having trouble from this bug:
I've also had this problem and got it fixed by uninstalling


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 4:59 AM, Jim Smith <jim at oz.net> wrote:

> I received the daily updates to Intrepid today, when they were done the
> system was restarted and after that Gnome malfunctioned seriously. The
> panels, icons and menus were completely gone. Nothing worked and the
> only thing I could do was to Ctrl-Alt-Bkspc and go back to the login
> screen. KDE 4.1 and Xfce both work so I'm using Xfce right now. There is
> also a persistent and annoying "strobing" of the screen on occasion. The
> system uses Intel 915 graphics and has had no real graphics trouble up
> until today. Would it be possible to switch display managers to KDM in
> order to see if the problem resides with GDM? Hopefully if there is a
> problem with GDM it will be fixed before the final release. I would like
> to know if anyone else reports this issue.
> Thank you
> Jim
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