[Intrepid] Strange behaviour of Gnome after recent updates.
jim at oz.net
Fri Oct 24 00:47:55 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
> <mailto: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
I did as you and the bug page suggested and had no luck. Fortunately I
have xfce installed on this system so I am not unable to use it. I
actually like xfce far better than KDE but I'm used to the panels and
shortcuts in Gnome. Should I attempt to re-open or split off my bug?
Hopefully the final release of Intrepid will cure this.
Many thanks for your prompt answer, I had been unable to find the bug on
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