[xubuntu-users] Fwd: Re: Misaligned Windows in the Interface
holadebob at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 16:54:36 UTC 2012
Hello John and Mike,
Somehow you managed to send your email to me, Mike. You might want to check
Bob from Panama
On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 8:22 AM, John Deakin <john at humanaspects.co.uk> wrote:
> On 07/09/12 06:07, Mike Kupfer wrote:
> > Jack Fromm wrote:
> >> I forgot to mention one other symptom. Alt-F4 doesn't work.
> > [...]
> >> I thought it was just me. I developed the same problem the other night.
> >> I've been on 12.04 since May and it worked fine until then. In addition
> >> to the problems John describes, applications open on my secondary
> >> monitor and I can't move them. Not only that, but they don't show an
> >> icon on the panel like an open app should. Finally, when I go into
> >> Settings Manager, both Window Manager and Window Manager Tweaks are
> >> completely blank when I open them.
> > Jack, in your case, it sounds to me like the Xfce window manager (xfwm4)
> > is not running for some reason.
> > If you can get a terminal window, see if "pgrep xfwm4" prints anything.
> > If it does not, try running "xfwm4 &" and see if that fixes things.
> > I don't recognize the symptoms that John Deakin reported, but it
> > wouldn't hurt for him to try these steps, too.
> > If manually starting xfwm4 fixes things for you, make sure you save your
> > session so that you have xfwm4 the next time you log in.
> > mike
> My problem returned so I followed Mike's advice and got no return.
> Having tried running "xfwm4 &" all was well again. Can you tell me how I
> might have lost xfwm4 to start with?
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