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[Bug 750386] Re: compiz crashed with SIGABRT in raise() from abort() from __libc_message() from malloc_printerr() from _int_free()
Apparently this is still happening to many people (including myself) and
I'm getting pings and emails about the work-around that I've discovered.
This is the script that I use. Don't trust me... research this
1) I login at lightdm and verify that launching anything from Unity causes a hang/crash/freeze.
2) I control-alt 1 to a console terminal and login
3) I run this script (replace "<me>" with your login name. I've called it "fixcompiz.sh"
sudo service lightdm stop
rm -rf /home/me/.compiz*
rm -rf /home/me/.cache/.compiz*
sudo service lightdm start
4) when lightdm starts it forces me over to console 7 where I can just
login and continue on my happy way with a working system.
I have to perform the above 4 steps on my two nvidia machines on every
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compiz crashed with SIGABRT in raise() from abort() from
__libc_message() from malloc_printerr() from _int_free()
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