Restoring desktop in Karmic

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at
Mon Jan 25 22:27:55 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Rafiq Hajat <ipi.malawi at> wrote:
> Hi,
> pursuant to my earlier posting, I'vr (unsuccessfully) grappled with my
> desktop suddenly becoming non responsive and my inability to
> maximise/minimise programs, or to open multiple files in separate
> d/tops etc. Can anyone please guide me towards restoring my desktop
> and (hopefully) my windows manager without radical surgery?

As per your window manager, is this a recurring issue?
for a simple one-time fix you can run this
metacity --replace 2>&1
or for compiz
compiz --replace 2>&1
or emerald
emerald --replace 2>&1

I'm not sure about the rest, but it sounds window manager related.


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