no window manager after ubuntu upgrade
squisher at xfce.org
Sat Sep 6 18:41:15 CEST 2008
On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 8:16 AM, Ulli Horlacher
<framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
> I have a ubuntu system with gnome and xfce installed, because I have
> different users with different preferences.
> I did an upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04.1.
> The system is comming up and gnome works flawlessly, but when I login to a
> xfce-session (my personally preferred one), there is no window-manager:
> xfce starts and I have the menus at the top and the bottom of the screen.
> But no window has a frame, there is no window-decoration with title and
> buttons. So I cannot move or resize any window. Also missing is the
> I suppose one of the xfce (sub-)programs is missing, but which one (and why?)?
> After login I have the following xfce processes:
> USER PID PPID %CPU VSZ COMMAND
> framstag 8246 8243 0.0 43400 /usr/lib/xfce4/panel-plugins/xfce4-menu-plugin socket_id 18874408 name xfce4-menu id 1 display_name Xfce Menu size 34 screen_position 1
> framstag 8240 1 0.0 19876 xfce-mcs-manager
> framstag 8235 8077 0.0 22340 /usr/bin/xfce4-session
> framstag 8077 6866 0.0 1772 /bin/sh /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc -- /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc
> framstag 8243 8235 0.0 43724 xfce4-panel --sm-client-id 117f000101000118426508500000061020001 --display :0.0
> framstag 8212 8077 0.0 21624 /usr/bin/seahorse-agent --execute startxfce4
For the background right click to work, xfdesktop needs to be
installed (package name is xfdesktop4 in debian).
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