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just upgraded to F25 and todays cinnamon update broke the panel

asked 2016-11-25 07:32:27 -0500

ceres2009 gravatar image

updated 2016-11-25 07:33:37 -0500


i upgraded to F25 yesterday, a few package conflicts asides everything went smooth. i use Cinnamon and after todays update of cinnamon packages i noticed some strange behaviour: - Panel and Menu Button won't react to left or right mouseclicks. A Right Click is like clicking right on the desktop below. - Menu reacts to (Win)Menukey.

Anybody knows how to fix it?

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Having the same issue on other laptop. This laptop is fine. Issue seams to be intermittent.

3yr0n gravatar image3yr0n ( 2016-11-28 05:58:07 -0500 )edit

Hi, same with me. But i have two F25. In one it's broken from session start. In the other one it takes some time until it becomes unreactive. One thing i found out is, that my Extensions are "gone" from the list of installed extensions. However they seem to work except Panel/Menu.

ceres2009 gravatar imageceres2009 ( 2016-11-28 11:40:45 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-11-25 08:11:06 -0500

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Remove any third-party applets and cinnamon themes as the maintainers haven't updated them.

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just read the linked article. One promising candidate for a workaround is remove "WindowListWithAppGrouping". Seemed to helped some people over there.

ceres2009 gravatar imageceres2009 ( 2016-11-28 11:45:54 -0500 )edit

just read in leigh123linux link,

people may instead consider using **icing task manager**, which is in actively maintained fork of the same program and has the fixes for the issue already.

and icing task manager is working after cinnamon --refresh

ceres2009 gravatar imageceres2009 ( 2016-12-06 18:15:57 -0500 )edit

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