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

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 21:04:59 UTC 2011

On 12/09/2011 12:30 PM, Chris Green wrote:
> 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.

To me, one of the problems with an "upgrade" is that some old 
"dot-files" fall flat when the new configuration can't use the old one. 
It happens. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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