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lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:42 pm

iv lost the launcher to launch programs ....
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby odroid » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:10 am

Do you mean you lost x11/mate desktop?
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:40 am

the desktop is still there ...

the launcher is gone .. was on auto hide but now i cant change anything .....

i can right click on the desktop and launch a terminal
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:04 pm

that bar with the power and time and program menu is gone
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:08 pm

odroid wrote:Do you mean you lost x11/mate desktop?

probably ....

i cant launch programs because the side bar is gone

Would a screen shot help?
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:27 pm

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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby odroid » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:04 pm

Try this on the command line terminal.
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mate-panel --reset
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:05 am

kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/Desktop$ sudo mate-panel --reset
[sudo] password for kc7noaodroid:

(mate-panel:5502): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
Using the fallback 'C' locale.

(mate-panel:5502): dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._g_2dfile_2derror_2dquark.Code21: Cannot open dconf database: Failed to open file '/home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/user': Input/output error

(mate-panel:5502): dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._g_2dfile_2derror_2dquark.Code21: Cannot open dconf database: Failed to open file '/home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/user': Input/output error
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby tobetter » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:08 pm

KC7NOA wrote:kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/Desktop$ sudo mate-panel --reset
[sudo] password for kc7noaodroid:

(mate-panel:5502): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
Using the fallback 'C' locale.

(mate-panel:5502): dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._g_2dfile_2derror_2dquark.Code21: Cannot open dconf database: Failed to open file '/home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/user': Input/output error

(mate-panel:5502): dconf-WARNING **: failed to commit changes to dconf: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._g_2dfile_2derror_2dquark.Code21: Cannot open dconf database: Failed to open file '/home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/user': Input/output error

I think the file system in your Mate is corrupted and it faults to access such files.
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:34 am

probably ... i wonder how to fix this ...

c7noaodroid@odroid:~/Desktop$ cd /home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/
kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/.config/dconf$ ls
ls: cannot access 'user': Input/output error
user
kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/.config/dconf$
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby tobetter » Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:56 am

KC7NOA wrote:probably ... i wonder how to fix this ...

c7noaodroid@odroid:~/Desktop$ cd /home/kc7noaodroid/.config/dconf/
kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/.config/dconf$ ls
ls: cannot access 'user': Input/output error
user
kc7noaodroid@odroid:~/.config/dconf$

One way you could try is to run fsck.ext4 for your Mate memory card in another Linux box.
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Re: lost launcher

Unread postby KC7NOA » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:37 pm

I tried copying a user file from another Mate istall and that worked .....

my launcher is back now
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