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sometimes I get random desktop freezes, I can move the mouse and switch between TTYs but the desktop is unresponsive(looking for a way to diagnose this BTW), so I do ALT+CTRL+F2 and sudo service gdm restart this gives me my desktop back but I get a slow Compiz.

metacity --replace works fine but you know how it is :)


  • Ubuntu: 10.10 with latest updates.

  • Kernel: 2.6.38 Graphics: Latest

  • gallium g300 from X-edgers.

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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Feb 2 '12 at 3:41

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, thanks! Instructions here. –  Jorge Castro Feb 2 '12 at 1:29
Yes, sorry about that. :P –  Reda Lazri Nov 5 '12 at 16:03

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