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Old 12-19-2005, 01:32 PM   #1
John Parsons
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Gnome Desktop Blank!?

Hi All,

We are using WinAxe to open remote sessions on an Enterprise box. This is the second user that this has happend to and I don't know what they are doing to promt it but the Gnome desktop is blank, no icons, no toolbar. The last time I took the easy(?) way out and deleted the user and set them back up again. If this is going to be a regular occurence I would like to understand what is happening and how to fix it.

I searched this forum and found similar questions but no resolution. I tried copying the .gconf, .gconfd, .gnome and .gnome2 directories from a user with no problems but that did not help.

Any ideas?

Merry Christmas
Old 12-20-2005, 11:59 PM   #2
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I had that happen to me on the last release (not the current one) of Ubuntu. Killing X and restarting it did the trick, but it wasn't all that common after a few updates and I haven't seen it in months. If you are using Ubuntu I would recomend upgrading everything, any distro for that matter, upgrading can only help.



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