I am using Ubuntu Version LTS 18.04. I have the following error every time I reboot the computer:

_usr_bin_gnome-shell.125.crash _usr_bin_Xwayland.125.crash


ls -al ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions:

"no such file or directory"

ls -al /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions:

drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Feb 23 22:02 .
drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Feb 23 21:12 ..
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Feb 23 22:02 ubuntu-appindicators@ubuntu.com
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Feb 23 22:02 ubuntu-dock@ubuntu.com

ls -al /var/crash:

drwxrwsrwt  2 root whoopsie 4096 Mar 24 09:33 .
drwxr-xr-x 14 root root     4096 Apr 29  2018 ..
  • Probably a bad GNOME Shell extension. Edit your question and show me ls -al ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions and ls -al /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions and ls -al /var/crash. Start comments to me with @heynnema or I may miss them. – heynnema Mar 24 '20 at 18:06
  • Hello @heynnema, I posted a few edits which Ihope will clarify error report issue. – JoeJoe Mar 24 '20 at 18:39
  • Thank you David, not sure what you did but the "edits" format above is much cleaner. – JoeJoe Mar 24 '20 at 19:04
  • It looks like the 2nd and 3rd outputs are incomplete, or incorrect. Can you try again for me? Thanks! – heynnema Mar 24 '20 at 19:32
  • When you get an error message on your screen, are you clicking on Send Report, Don't Send Report, or just closing the window by clicking on the x? – heynnema Mar 24 '20 at 19:34

For the Wayland crashes, try this...

In the terminal app, edit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf...

sudo -H gedit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf

Find this:


Change it to this:


Save the file and quit gedit


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