August 16th, 2008

obamas hold

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a while back i posted this
and i come back to you with the same problem.
jedi_diplomat suggested "It almost sounds like X didn't start correctly. That's happened to me once or twice. Um...I fix it by rebooting, or hitting Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+ALT=F7, which sometimes works when X freezes." but that didn't work.

i've gotten my applications and applets on my taskbar running again, but the actual windows aren't showing up.
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ideas? help?
keep in mind, i'm semi retarded and i ended up screwing up my kubuntu for awhile by trying to manually update it through konsole. so very detailed (easy) instructions would be so so lovely.