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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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Bug description:
  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.

  If additional information is required, please let me know I will try
  my best to get that.

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