Fixes needed for Windows manager crashes on Karmic

Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Sun Jan 24 22:17:07 UTC 2010

On Sun, 24 Jan 2010 21:56:28 -0000, Rafiq Hajat <ipi.malawi at>  

> Hi all.
> my newly installed karmic was such a joy to use...until it
> mysteriously started misbehaving and would not allow me to
> maximixe/minimise windows or move them around or show different
> desktops, even the show desktop icon became unresponsive aside from
> telling me that there's no window manager installed. I've run restore
> fro grub, tried to locate where the glitch occurred, but I must
> confess I'm lost and desperately need your help else I'm gonna miss
> some very crucial deadlines in my work and the ensuing carnage wont be
> a pretty sight!
> HELP???
> Rafiq Hajat
> Executive Director
> Institute for Policy Interaction,
> P. O. Box E14, Post Dot Net,
> Blantyre - Malawi.
> Tel/Fax: +265 1 874 964
> Cell: +265 999 968 800
If you have 'Desktop Effect' enabled try disabling it.


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