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Fedora 13 gnome 2.30.1 kernel 2.6.34.6-54.fc13.i686

Sometimes my gnome just freezes up and I cannot click on anything.

What I normally do is press ctrl + F2 and pkill X. To restart a new X server.

I am just wondering is they anything else I can do?

Many thanks for any suggestions,

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Is there a consistent way/set of steps to reproduce this? If not, it might be a video card/driver issue. Are you able to use a different driver? If that doesn't help, the card itself might be having problems.

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It doesn't happen that often, and I am not sure how I can reproduce that, as I don't know when its going to happen. I am using HP Notebook Pavilion dv6000 GEFORE'GO 7400. However, I am just wondering if there was any other way to restart the windows manager, to what I have described above? Thanks. –  ant2009 Sep 29 '10 at 14:37
    
I think that Ctrl-Alt-Backspace restarts X, though it's been a while so you might want to verify that somewhere else. –  FrustratedWithFormsDesigner Sep 29 '10 at 14:49

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