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Cinnamon Desktop crashes on start

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 15:08
by andreios
Cinnamon crashes immediately. Desktop stays black.

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Cinnamon warning: Log level 32: Execution of main.js threw exception: JS_EvaluateScript() failed
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/cinnamon-launcher", line 55, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/", line 559, in execvp
    _execvpe(file, args)
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/", line 604, in _execvpe
    raise last_exc.with_traceback(tb)
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/", line 594, in _execvpe
    exec_func(fullname, *argrest)
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] File or folder not found

(tracker-extract:18895): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 15:10:36.982: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed
No accelerated IMDCT transform found

Re: Cinnamon Desktop crashes on start

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:39
by andreios
Was using XFCE before. By installing cinnamon there was a package replaced because of a conflict.
gnome-extra/nm-applet-gtk2- was replaced by gnome-extra/nm-applet-1.8.18

But then I removed cinnamon completely, but this package was not changed.

After that using XFCE I got this error in xsession-errors and my mouse was unable to change focus or click anything else but the active window.

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(xfwm4:1161): xfwm4-WARNING **: 10:14:07.314: unmanaged net_wm_state (window 0x1e00007, atom "_NET_WM_STATE_STAYS_ON_TOP")
Fix was to replace nm-applet by nm-applet-gtk2 again.

Re: Cinnamon Desktop crashes on start

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:45
by andreios
Oh the error message stays, but at least I can use the mouse again.