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See the problem here? The GUI for the file browser looks strange like this. I have an EVGA GeForce GTX560Ti graphics card. I got the drivers Ubuntu asked me to get. However this still happens from time to time. Restarting fixes about 75% of the time. Also, from the login screen, the power menu (with suspend, shut down, restart) also looks like this.

How can I fix this? It's really annoying.

PS: My processor is an Intel i5, if it helps.

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That very same thing happened to my Ubuntu 11.10 after I had installed BleachBit and ran it..!! I did wonder if it was a coincidence. I reinstalled the Light Themes package and it sorted itself out after a log out and back in. Again.. Coincidence..?? Alls well now though.

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I do not have BleachBit. I'll try reinstalling the themes. – TND Oct 20 '11 at 1:20

It can possibly be an issue with gnome-settings-daemon. If that's the case, then I think switching to another theme and back would do the trick. Remember to install updates.

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I've already tried both. – TND Oct 20 '11 at 1:19

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