16.04: Graphical login/desktop vanished?

Josef Wolf jw at raven.inka.de
Sun Jul 24 21:45:44 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 24, 2016 at 11:29:04PM +0200, robert rottermann wrote:
> On 24.07.2016 22:30, Josef Wolf wrote:
> >Today, I left my laptop with a freshly installed 16.04 alone. I was logged in
> >and the screensaver was active.
> >
> >A couple of hours later, I deactivated the screen-saver and noticed that all
> >the window decorations and the system tray vanished. That is (AFAIK) the
> >window-manager crashed?
> >
> >The only way to shut down the system was to switch to VT1 via CTRL-ALT-F1 and
> >use CTRL-ALT-DEL to reboot.
> >
> >Since then, the graphical login won't start anymore.
> >
> >Any ideas?
> I had a similar problem the other day.
> since the resume from hibernate does not work any more.

I'm not about hibernte/suspend. Even a complete fresh boot don't bring me the
graphical login back.

> I booted into an older kernel, whit this it resume works ..

Josef Wolf
jw at raven.inka.de

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