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Panel Bar Problems- SOLVED

Post by Palladini921 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:31 pm

I run both Windows 7 Pro and Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya on my desktop Computer. Today I was Linux and it worked fine, then for some video editing, I went over to the Windows side. About 2 hours later, I restart the computer and go to the Linux side, I sign in it opens up, and I go to click on the menu button, and it does not work. Click on anything in the top ( I have my panel on the left side of a double screen), so clicking on Menu, clear screen, Firefox, Terminal or folders does not work. the only thing that does open are Bluetooth and Update Manager.

Any Idea what went wrong and how to fix it?
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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by kc1di » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:49 am

Which version and desktop of Mint are you using?
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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by Palladini921 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:54 am

I run Both Windows 7 Pro and Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya,. For equipment, I am running an ASUS P6P87 Motherboard with an Intel I7 Processor, 16 GB Ram and 4 TB if Hard Drive over 4 drives, all the same size. I do run any Raid configuration, It was on Linux Mint 18.2 I am having Problems. This is now the next day, and when I fired up the computer this morning it is doing the same thing, nothing works except Bluetooth and Update manager, when clicked on

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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by austin.texas » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:52 am

You mentioned the version: 18.2, but which Desktop? Cinnamon? KDE?
This same problem was posted recently :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=208&t=250937
Try those suggestions (assuming you are using Cinnamon).
Mint 18.2 Cinnamon, Quad core AMD A8-3870 with Radeon HD Graphics 6550D, 8GB DDR3, Ralink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by Palladini921 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:56 am

Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya, and I do believe this is the Cinnamon desktop

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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by kc1di » Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:52 pm

go to a terminal and type this command

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inxi -b
That will tell you the desktop in use.
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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by Palladini921 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:08 pm

Host: Video-Editing-Beast Kernel: 4.10.0-28-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.4 Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Machine: Mobo: ASUSTeK model: P8P67 PRO v: Rev 1.xx
Bios: American Megatrends v: 3602 date: 11/01/2012
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7-2600 (-HT-MCP-) speed/max: 1599/5900 MHz
Graphics: Card-1: NVIDIA G92 [GeForce GTS 240]
Card-2: NVIDIA G92 [GeForce 8800 GT]
Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia,nouveau (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1280x1024@60.02hz, 1280x1024@60.02hz
GLX Renderer: GeForce GTS 240/PCIe/SSE2
GLX Version: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 304.135
Network: Card: Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection driver: e1000e
Drives: HDD Total Size: 2006.5GB (25.0% used)
Info: Processes: 263 Uptime: 2:25 Memory: 2419.0/16012.7MB
Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.2.35

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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by Palladini921 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:13 pm

My computer, I am on the linux side just downloaded and installed a new linux disto

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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by Palladini921 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:44 pm

Problem Solved. I used my Keyboard Start key, typed welcome screen, once it opened, I chose the drivers Icon and Updated my Video Card driver, did a restart and it works fine now

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Re: Panel Bar Problems

Post by kc1di » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:29 pm

Glad it's working for you :)
Enjoy.
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