[ubuntu-za] Nautilus Desktop frozen

David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk) ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Fri Feb 5 11:22:17 GMT 2010



Wesley Werner wrote:
>
>
>     Memtest passed, no errors. I set up a new user account, and nautilus
>     working fine for my second user. So its a bit weird! This is very much
>     like a "bug" other users have reported. Something must be corrupted in
>     one of the settings files in my home folder? But which file is
>     corrupted? Wish there was a nautilus functionality tester.
>
>
>
> Yup that sounds like a broken config, are there any other errors in 
> the logs that look suspicious? Maybe something unrelated is causing 
> your desktop to freeze, usually hardware drivers are the biggest 
> culprits for hard hangs, do you have proprietary video drivers 
> enabled? Or use a hardware RAID? 
>
> I'm guessing a driver has become unstable after its config got changed 
> at some point. maybe reconfiguring the XServer will restore the 
> default config, assuming its a video problem?
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=99206
>

Not sure if I agree with you about the video driver, since it's just 
nautilus nothing else frozen. But I found some interesting warnings in 
the syslog. Maybe you can help me decipher them?


 From syslog:

bonobo-activation-server (afrodeity-7066): could not associate with 
desktop session: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-hxLXh1Aevs: 
Connection refused
Feb  5 13:10:46 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: Failed to make 
ourselves RT: Invalid argument
Feb  5 13:10:48 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: last message 
repeated 10 times
Feb  5 13:10:48 afrodeity-desktop gdm-simple-greeter[7077]: WARNING: 
Unable to lookup user name afrodeit: Success
Feb  5 13:10:48 afrodeity-desktop gdm-simple-greeter[7077]: WARNING: 
Unable to lookup user name ethnopun: Success
Feb  5 13:10:51 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: Failed to make 
ourselves RT: Invalid argument
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: last message 
repeated 3 times
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 'Screenlets%20Daemon.desktop': Unable to start 
application: Failed to execute child process 
"/usr/share/screenlets-manager/screenlets-daemon.py" (No such file or 
directory)
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application '.conky_start.sh.desktop': Unable to start 
application: Failed to execute child process ".conky_start.sh" (No such 
file or directory)
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10458c17886fd22488126536659681769700000060220044.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process "wp_tray" (No such 
file or directory)
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10458c17886fd22488126536659476665400000060220042.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process 
"indicator-applet-session" (No such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10458c17886fd22488126536655882879700000060220041.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process 
"evolution-exchange-storage" (No such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:11:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10458c17886fd22488126536655550769700000060220040.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process "deskbar-applet" (No 
such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:11:03 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: Failed to make 
ourselves RT: Invalid argument
Feb  5 13:11:03 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[7274]: pid.c: Daemon 
already running.
Feb  5 13:11:08 afrodeity-desktop nautilus: Nautilus-Actions 2.29.1 
initializing...
Feb  5 13:13:24 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[4195]: ratelimit.c: 36 
events suppressed
Feb  5 13:13:25 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7127]: WARNING: Client 
'/org/gnome/SessionManager/Client3' failed to reply before timeout
Feb  5 13:13:47 afrodeity-desktop console-kit-daemon[908]: WARNING: 
Couldn't read /proc/7243/environ: Failed to open file 
'/proc/7243/environ': No such file or directory
Feb  5 13:13:47 afrodeity-desktop acpid: client 7018[0:0] has disconnected
Feb  5 13:13:47 afrodeity-desktop acpid: client 7018[0:0] has disconnected
Feb  5 13:13:47 afrodeity-desktop acpid: client connected from 7570[0:0]
Feb  5 13:13:49 afrodeity-desktop acpid: client connected from 7570[0:0]
Feb  5 13:13:51 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: Failed to make 
ourselves RT: Invalid argument
Feb  5 13:13:52 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: last message 
repeated 14 times
Feb  5 13:13:52 afrodeity-desktop gdm-simple-greeter[7624]: WARNING: 
Unable to lookup user name afrodeit: Success
Feb  5 13:13:52 afrodeity-desktop gdm-simple-greeter[7624]: WARNING: 
Unable to lookup user name ethnopun: Success
Feb  5 13:14:02 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application '.conky_start.sh.desktop': Unable to start 
application: Failed to execute child process ".conky_start.sh" (No such 
file or directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 'Screenlets%20Daemon.desktop': Unable to start 
application: Failed to execute child process 
"/usr/share/screenlets-manager/screenlets-daemon.py" (No such file or 
directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10864851198dffb383126536827083036300000071270041.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process "deskbar-applet" (No 
such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10864851198dffb383126536828724295400000071270043.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process "wp_tray" (No such 
file or directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10864851198dffb383126536827286150800000071270042.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process 
"evolution-exchange-storage" (No such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop gnome-session[7672]: WARNING: Could 
not launch application 
'10864851198dffb383126536829277643400000071270045.desktop': Unable to 
start application: Failed to execute child process 
"indicator-applet-session" (No such file or directory)
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop rtkit-daemon[2294]: Failed to make 
ourselves RT: Invalid argument
Feb  5 13:14:03 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[7818]: pid.c: Daemon 
already running.
Feb  5 13:14:04 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[4195]: ratelimit.c: 36 
events suppressed
Feb  5 13:14:09 afrodeity-desktop nautilus: Nautilus-Actions 2.29.1 
initializing...
Feb  5 13:16:13 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[4195]: ratelimit.c: 36 
events suppressed
Feb  5 13:17:01 afrodeity-desktop CRON[8224]: (root) CMD (   cd / && 
run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly)
Feb  5 13:17:18 afrodeity-desktop pulseaudio[4195]: ratelimit.c: 36 
events suppressed




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