Bug#675345: gnome-session: Display randomly freezes completely

Jürgen Fuchsberger juergen.fuchsberger at uni-graz.at
Thu May 31 15:07:58 UTC 2012

On 05/31/2012 03:04 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> On 31.05.2012 14:40, Juergen Fuchsberger wrote:
>> Package: gnome-session
>> Version: 3.4.2-1
>> Severity: important
>> Hi,
>> Occurring at randomly but at least every 30-60 minutes using different
>> programs:
>> Suddenly the screen becomes unresponsive: the mouse pointer moves normally, but
>> the windows do not respond to clicks, and gnome-shell does not work.
>> tty1 (ctrl+alt F1) works, but I have no local login and thus can do nothing
>> (using ltsp). Only Solution: To reset the system.
>> One thing: I found that if I start with session "gnome classic" instead of
>> "gnome 3" the problem does *not* occur.
> What kind of graphics adapter do you have?
> If it is Intel, this could be related to
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50455
No - using NVidia...

If you need any kind of additional information do not hesitate to 
contact me - we have a pool of about 10 ltsp clients here which all have 
the same problem - our current work around is switch to "gnome classic" 
as written above.


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