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Old 06-17-2013, 05:25 PM   #1
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Cinnamon crashes every time i login


I have fedora 18 x_64 with KDE, i recently installed cinnamon to try it out, via yum
Code:
yum groupinstall "Cinnamon Desktop"
the installation went fine. Then i rebooted the system and selected Cinnamon on the login screen i was then greeted by a sad looking computer image with the message
Quote:
problem has occurred and the system can't recover. Please log out and try again
demsg shows--
Code:
[   77.071602] cinnamon[1265]: segfault at 58 ip 00007f2e2ade7640 sp 00007fffd2ee50d8 error 4 in libcogl.so.11.0.3[7f2e2ad97000+8e000]
[   78.843014] cinnamon[1379]: segfault at 0 ip 00007fb27fff68a0 sp 00007fffb088e138 error 4 in libcogl.so.11.0.3[7fb27ffd3000+8e000]
please help.
 
Old 06-17-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
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Hi, I have used cinnamon on F18 & F19 with no problems. The only difference is I started from the Gnome version of Fedora.

A real guess here and I don't know whether this makes any difference but my install method for cinnamon was

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yum groupinstall cinnamon
Just wondering whether this throws up any extra packages. My understanding is that cinnamon uses a lot of Gnome stuff so some extra packages may be needed. mjmwired is always a good resource:

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f18.html

Cheers
 
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Old 06-20-2013, 11:50 AM   #3
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I un-installed everything cinnamon related via yum extender and then ran
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yum groupinstall cinnamon
now it works!!
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