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In my top panel, my username shows up as "[Invalid UTF-8]". Yet, on the login screen, it is correct. I had this problem once before and I was able to fix it, but I can't remember where I found how to do it. Does anyone have any ideas?

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Ah! The problem was that the System Settings application went missing. Reinstalling that fixed it.

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I re-installed the "accountsservice" package (via Synaptic Package Manager) and the problem went away. [Ubuntu Studio 12-04 64-bit]

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