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Old 03-06-2007, 12:10 AM   #1
newuser455
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Question Gnome desktop not displayed after second login


I just installed from Ubuntu 6.06 the other day, and am having a slight problem. I am getting just my desktop background when I login the second time. For example

- Start up computer
- Login to desktop
- Logout of desktop
- Log back into desktop and all I get is my desktop background (this happens EVERY single time)

When I get just the desktop background, I just force a restart and the same thing happens.

When I use the command line, this doesn't happen. Could it be some sort of bug in Gnome or is something possibly mis configured? This has been happening since I remember first logging out of Ubuntu after installing.

Any help appeciated. Thanks.

By the way.. I upgraded to 6.10 which did not solve the problem.

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Old 03-07-2007, 09:02 AM   #2
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hey,

Have a look at the amount of free space on your harddisk, I had a similar problem when my / directory was full. Except gnome would always get stuck with the desktop background loaded only.

Chris.
 
Old 03-07-2007, 06:23 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. My hard drive partition still has 6 gb left. This problem only happens when I login the second time after rebooting. Gnome always loads the first time I login after rebooting.
 
  


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