Lucid: only wallpaper after login, no panels, no right-click menu
On 05/11/2010 02:01 PM, Juan R. de Silva wrote:
> I've upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, not without problems but all was fixed
> and run OK.
> Today I logged in as another user to configure his desktop. By mistake in
> the Add to Panel applet I selected the Switch User applet already added
> to a Panel and hit Add button again.
> The Switch User applet crashed immediately. I get an Error dialog box
> notifying of a problem and prompting either Delete or Reload the crashed
> applet. I selected Reload, and the Switch User applet was restored to its
> position. So far so good.
> I completed session, logged out, get to the Login dialog box and logged
> in myself... Here were the bad problem showed up.
> All I have after login is my desktop wallpaper displayed. No panels. No
> reaction on the mouse right-click. Nothing. Plain dead desktop.
> I can switch to one of the tty's via Ctrl-Alt-Fx. Thus my keyboard is
> alive. I tried to run "status gdm" and get "gdm start/running, process 980
> " in response.
> The second user is fine and can login/logout at any time.
> Any idea how to fix it, folks? I could not come up with a good enough
> keyword/phrase, so Google was not in much help so far.
Juan, did you get this sorted out, or do you still need help?
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