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[Bug 1580434] Re: kernel 4.2.0-36 causes unity to break on 15.10
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** Package changed: lightdm (Ubuntu) => linux (Ubuntu)
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kernel 4.2.0-36 causes unity to break on 15.10
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I run Ubuntu desktop 15.10 in a Oracle VirtualBox VM. After updating the kernel to 4.2.0-36 Unity stopped working (after the restart). The symptoms were:
- The screen would not use the entire real estate in either the full screen or the windowed mode (of the VM)
- On entering login information, only the desktop background would display without dash/launcher, files on desktop or any menu or keyboard action.
- If you started / restarted unity from a shell (Ctrl + Shift + F1 or from a SSH session), the desktop files and mouse/keyboard actions would work, but still no dash/launcher.
The problems went away after falling back to kernel 4.2.0-35.
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