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[Bug 876227] Re: Unity fails to load and will not reset


The problem here is almost certainly that you have turned off the Unity
plugin when turning on the wobbly windows plugin. (Possibly this
happened automatically.)

Here is how to get your desktop back:

1. Press ctrl-T to get a new tab.
2. Press ctrl-L to let you type a path, and type "/usr/bin".
3. In /usr/bin, find gnome-terminal and double-click it.
4. Now in gnome-terminal type "ccsm" and turn the Unity plugin back on.

Two possible workarounds for the future:

* Don't allow the Unity plugin to be disabled by ccsm if Unity is running-- at all. According to didrocks there was a bug about this at some point, but I can't find it now.
* Have a program that runs on login which checks whether Unity is disabled, and if it is puts up a dialogue saying "Unity is disabled; re-enable it? Yes, no, don't ask again."

Opinions as to which way we should go are welcomed.

** Changed in: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Thomas Thurman (marnanel)

** Changed in: compiz (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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