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Hey folks, I have a problem with my Gnome-Panel. Occasionally my gnome-panel freezes, meaning that all icons (network status, sound, etc.) freeze along with the time displayed. When I kill the process, the panel restarts automatically and works just fine. Is there a way to prevent the panel from freezing?

Thx in advance for any help, suggestion link etc!

Cherio Woltan

PS A new phenomenon occurred. After booting Ubuntu the panel didn't load at all, however I was able to access the menu and other icons by hovering over their usual positions. After a reboot the panel worked just fine...

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What applets do you use? – Reda Lazri Mar 18 '11 at 10:44
As far as I know only: Weather Report 2.30.0, Indicator Applet Session 0.4.6, Clock 2.30.2, NetworkManager Applet 0.8.1 – Woltan Mar 19 '11 at 12:16
So you did not add any applets of your own volition, you mean? – Oxwivi Mar 21 '11 at 10:36
Apart from the Weather Applet,..., No. Do you think, that this applet freezes my Gnome-Panel? I'll uninstall it and see if the problems continue. – Woltan Mar 21 '11 at 12:08
I uninstalled all applets I added myself but the panel still freezes. Sometimes the menues Application, Places and System do not display, but it still works if I hover with the mouse over the area. Does anyone have an idea how I could solve this? – Woltan Mar 27 '11 at 15:19
up vote 2 down vote accepted

If you cannot find your problem in these bug reports about freezing gnome-panels:

then have a look at How can I find out what is causing my gnome-panel to freeze? and open a new bug report (see How do I report a bug?).

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