[xubuntu-users] Problems xubuntu 11.04 due to Ubuntu's move to Unity desktop

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Dec 9 17:30:52 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 11:11:04AM -0600, Keith Belt wrote:
>    On Dec 9, 2011 11:08 AM, "Chris Green" <[1]cl at isbd.net> wrote:
>      I'm having lots of problems having just upgraded to xubuntu 11.04
>      because of the Unity desktop that Ubuntu now uses.
>      I have just hit the *fourth* program which has lost its menu bar because
>      it thinks that there's a Unity desktop with the menus there.  So far the
>      programs affected are Firefox, VirtualBox, Wammu and another.
>      Firefox is fixable by disabling a plugin but I can't find any way to get
>      the menus back on VirtualBox and Wammu.
>      Can anyone suggest a way around this problem?
>    If I were you I would do a fresh install but that's just me. Sometimes
>    that's easier then fighting problems.
If I knew it would fix the problem I would do just that but I'm not at
all convinced that it will fix things.  I have enough customisation (of
apache and things like that) that a new installation would take me quite
a while to get back to where I want.

Chris Green

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