The latest updates (4/1/2018) make my laptop constantly crash the GUI/Unity:
(Intel Pentium su4100 processor)
Jan 5 11:38:53 1810 kernel: [ 1850.327738] compiz: segfault at 0 ip 00007f6c7baf0c16 sp 00007ffd5ec71c60 error 4 in i965_dri.so[7f6c7b513000+82d000]
After login I end up with an empty desktop, just a wallpaper, GUI/Unity are in a crash loop:
- No panel.
- No dash.
- Can't start a program.
- Launcher disappears.
- Sidebar disappears.
- System crash.
- Windows key not working.
- The key combination Alt+Tab not working.
Simply, the computer is not usable. Same for guest login. The only thing working: open up a terminal CTRL+ALT+T to examine log files.
I somehow forced Low Graphics Mode on Unity to let me log in and file the bug, but still lots of problems:
- Dash not working
- Alt+Tab not working
- Sometimes windows all disappear for a few seconds
Any ideas for a solution or workaround?
If you have the same/ very similar problems, follow the link to my bug
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if you wish, or upvote – this is a nasty problem – but an answer should
offer a fix or a workaround so users can use their computer again.
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