Re: very weird xfce behavior... please help
thank you for the clear explanations. I was able to fix the issue now.
On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 13:06 -0700, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Maximilien Noal <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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....