Gnome borked after recent Lucid updates

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at
Fri Apr 9 18:06:34 UTC 2010

On 04/09/2010 10:37 AM, Ants Pants wrote:
> I've just updated my machine to the latest Lucid packages and it's 
> borked Gnome.
> Has anyone else had this problem?
> All applications open up at the top of the monitor and not beneath the 
> top panel as is normal. Selecting menu options from preferences, for 
> example, if the list is too long to display then you have the arrows 
> to navigate down. When your oprion comes into view, when you go to 
> click it, the menu list just scrolls back to the beginning making it 
> impossible to select anything other than the oriainally displayed items.
> Applications that do open are missing the top bar with the window 
> control buttons as the top of the applicaiton is hidden under the panel.
> Worspace switcher is in my panel but is just one colour. It's missing 
> the squares denoting how many workspaces I have.
> My shortcuts to move between workspaces(alt-number) no longer works.
> Alt-Tab no longer traverses open applications and if an app  is hidden 
> but something else, I can't get to it.
> What a terrible update. I wanted to make this known on Launchpad but 
> couldn't see a way of doing it.
> I hope no one else is having these problems.
> My hardware, everything is intel (Dell XPS1330)
     No problem here. I updated about 4 hours ago.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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