[SOLVED] Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

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[SOLVED] Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby elwc on Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:34 am

I booted my pc and cinnamon is not loaded. There is no taskbar and start button and all. But icons on the desktop is still there.

Typing "cinnamon" in Terminal gives me:
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
libGL error: Try again with LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose for more details.

(cinnamon:2313): Clutter-CRITICAL **: Unable to initialize Clutter: Unable to find suitable fbconfig for the GLX context: Failed to find any compatible fbconfigs
Window manager error: Unable to initialize Clutter.


Reboot doesn't fix anything. I have no idea what to do now.
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Re: Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby karlchen on Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:16 am

Hello, elwc.

Your thread title states, "Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update". This raises the question: Which software packages have been updated right before the trouble started?

Could you also, please, run these commands in a terminal window and post the output:
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lsb_release -rd
uname -a
mdm --version
cinnamon --version
inxi -Fx

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Re: Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby elwc on Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:51 pm

lsb_release -rd:
Description: Linux Mint 14 Nadia
Release: 14

uname -a:
Linux esmonde-desktop 3.7.0-7-generic #15-Ubuntu SMP Sat Dec 15 16:34:25 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

mdm --version:
MDM 1.0.8

cinnamon --version:
Cinnamon 1.6.7

inxi -Fx:
System: Host: esmonde-desktop Kernel: 3.7.0-7-generic x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.7.2)
Desktop: Gnome (Gtk 2.24.13) Distro: Linux Mint 14 Nadia
Machine: Mobo: Intel model: DH67BL version: AAG10189-204
Bios: Intel version: BLH6710H.86A.0076.2010.1115.1959 date: 11/15/2010
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7-2600 CPU (-HT-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 27137.1
Clock Speeds: 1: 1600.00 MHz 2: 1600.00 MHz 3: 1600.00 MHz 4: 1600.00 MHz 5: 1600.00 MHz 6: 1600.00 MHz 7: 1600.00 MHz 8: 1600.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GK107 [GeForce GT 630] bus-ID: 01:00.0 X.Org: 1.13.1.901 driver: nvidia Resolution: 1920x1080@59.9hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 1.4 (2.1.2 NVIDIA 310.19) Direct Rendering: No
Audio: Card-1: NVIDIA GF108 High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1
Card-2: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.7.0-7-generic
Network: Card: Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection driver: e1000e ver: 2.1.4-k port: f040 bus-ID: 00:19.0
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: e0:69:95:2f:1e:f4
Drives: HDD Total Size: 1500.3GB (10.6% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD10EARS size: 1000.2GB
2: id: /dev/sdb model: WDC_WD5000AAKX size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 455G used: 149G (35%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 4.09GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
RAID: No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:39C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 204 Uptime: 8:12 Memory: 659.0/11998.2MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.7.2 Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.4

One problem is I couldn't remember when I last rebooted my computer. Nevertheless, my most recent Linux Mint updates includes:
Commit Log for Thu Feb 14 23:57:00 2013

Upgraded the following packages:
curl (7.27.0-1ubuntu1) to 7.27.0-1ubuntu1.1
gnome-screensaver (3.6.0-0ubuntu2) to 3.6.0-0ubuntu2.1
gparted (0.14.0-1~getdeb1) to 0.14.1-1~getdeb1
gtkdialog (2:0.8.2-1) to 2:0.8.3-1
libcairo-gobject2 (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcairo-gobject2:i386 (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcairo-script-interpreter2 (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcairo2 (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcairo2-dev (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcairo2:i386 (1.12.10-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 1.12.14-0ubuntu1~quantal1
libcurl3 (7.27.0-1ubuntu1) to 7.27.0-1ubuntu1.1
libcurl3-gnutls (7.27.0-1ubuntu1) to 7.27.0-1ubuntu1.1
libcurl3-nss (7.27.0-1ubuntu1) to 7.27.0-1ubuntu1.1
libcurl3:i386 (7.27.0-1ubuntu1) to 7.27.0-1ubuntu1.1
libdrm-dev (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-intel1 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-intel1:i386 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-nouveau1a (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-nouveau2 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-radeon1 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm-radeon1:i386 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm2 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libdrm2:i386 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libgl1-mesa-dev (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libgl1-mesa-dri (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libgl1-mesa-glx (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libglapi-mesa (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libglapi-mesa:i386 (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libkms1 (2.4.41+git20130122.303ca37e-0ubuntu0sarvatt2~quantal) to 2.4.42+git20130211.20c5607b-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
libllvm3.2 (3.2-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 3.2-2ubuntu3~quantal1
libllvm3.2:i386 (3.2-1ubuntu1~quantal1) to 3.2-2ubuntu3~quantal1
libxatracker1 (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
mesa-common-dev (9.1~git20130104.r1.b8b1d61e-0ubuntu0ricotz~quantal) to 9.2.0~git20130211.44a5d737-0ubuntu0sarvatt~quantal
multisystem (1.0249) to 1.0251

Commit Log for Fri Feb 15 01:58:39 2013

Upgraded the following packages:
libqt4-dbus (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-dbus:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-declarative (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-declarative:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-designer (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-designer:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-dev (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-dev-bin (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-help (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-network (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-network:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-opengl (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-opengl-dev (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-opengl:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-qt3support (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-qt3support:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-script (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-script:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-scripttools (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-scripttools:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-sql (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-sql-mysql (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-sql-mysql:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-sql-sqlite (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-sql:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-svg (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-svg:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-test (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-test:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-xml (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-xml:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-xmlpatterns (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqt4-xmlpatterns:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqtcore4 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqtcore4:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqtgui4 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libqtgui4:i386 (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
libupnp6 (1:1.6.17-1.1) to 1:1.6.17-1.1ubuntu0.12.10.1
qdbus (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
qt4-linguist-tools (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1
qt4-qmake (4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3) to 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1

Commit Log for Fri Feb 15 02:49:02 2013

Installed the following packages:
ardour (1:2.8.14-1)
jackd (5)
jackd2 (1.9.8~dfsg.4+20120529git007cdc37-2ubuntu1)
jackd2-firewire (1.9.8~dfsg.4+20120529git007cdc37-2ubuntu1)
libconfig++9 (1.4.8-5)
libffado2 (2.0.99+svn2019-1ubuntu4)
liblilv-0-0 (0.14.2~dfsg0-4)
liblo7 (0.26~repack-7)
liblrdf0 (0.4.0-5build1)
libraptor1 (1.4.21-7.1)
libserd-0-0 (0.14.0~dfsg0-2)
libsord-0-0 (0.8.0~dfsg0-1)
libsratom-0-0 (0.2.0~dfsg0-1)
libvamp-hostsdk3 (2.1-1)
libvamp-sdk2 (2.1-1)
python-pyasn1 (0.1.3-1)
python-twisted (12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-conch (1:12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-lore (12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-mail (12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-news (12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-runner (12.2.0-1)
python-twisted-words (12.2.0-1)
qjackctl (0.3.9-2)

Commit Log for Fri Feb 15 02:57:57 2013

Installed the following packages:
audacity (2.0.1-1)
audacity-data (2.0.1-1)
libportsmf0 (0.1~svn20101010-3)
libsbsms10 (2.0.1-1)

Commit Log for Fri Feb 15 08:02:06 2013

Upgraded the following packages:
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm (7u9-2.3.4-0ubuntu1.12.10.1) to 7u13-2.3.6-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
openjdk-7-jdk (7u9-2.3.4-0ubuntu1.12.10.1) to 7u13-2.3.6-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
openjdk-7-jre (7u9-2.3.4-0ubuntu1.12.10.1) to 7u13-2.3.6-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless (7u9-2.3.4-0ubuntu1.12.10.1) to 7u13-2.3.6-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib (7u9-2.3.4-0ubuntu1.12.10.1) to 7u13-2.3.6-0ubuntu0.12.10.1

Commit Log for Fri Feb 15 23:49:45 2013

Upgraded the following packages:
gstreamer0.10-gconf (0.10.31-3ubuntu1) to 0.10.31-3ubuntu1.1
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good (0.10.31-3ubuntu1) to 0.10.31-3ubuntu1.1
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good:i386 (0.10.31-3ubuntu1) to 0.10.31-3ubuntu1.1
gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio (0.10.31-3ubuntu1) to 0.10.31-3ubuntu1.1
iptables (1.4.12-2ubuntu2) to 1.4.12-2ubuntu2.1

Any help would be very much appreciable. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby elwc on Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:35 pm

I did some crazy thing that messed up with my xorg server and all. I worked with command line to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-310.19.run from Nvidia's website. All solved! For reference purposes,

inxi -G
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GK107 [GeForce GT 630] X.Org: 1.13.1.901 driver: nvidia Resolution: 1920x1080@59.9hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.3.0 NVIDIA 310.19
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Re: Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby karlchen on Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:49 am

elwc wrote: All solved!
Congratulations! :)
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Re: [SOLVED] Cinnamon not loading after Linux Mint update

Postby elwc on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:47 am

Thanks again for showing concern!
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