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Re: very weird xfce behavior... please help

Maximilien Noal <noal.maximilien@gmail.com> writes:

> On 02/23/2012 06:47 PM, Joao Ferreira Gmail wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Recently my xfce started behaving with strange issues that make me
>> unable to use it.
>> I can login to xfce, but...
>> I notice 2 major problems:
>> 1) the windows have no frame, no minimize, maximize and close buttons;
>> so I can not close them, minimize them, nor move them; each new window I
>> open I'm unable to close it; i becomes unusable
> Hello,
> I think you can restore it it by restarting xfwm4. Type <Alt> and <F2>
> at the same time to bring xfrun4's prompt and enter "xfwm4".
> For the rest, I'll leave it to people with more knowledge.

Actually, the whole list of symptoms sounds like the window manager
(xfwm4) isn't running....

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