Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

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Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

Post by IfIOnlyHadABrain » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:12 am

Hello all. I’m new to the forums and fairly new to Linux. I just loaded Cinnamon 19.2 64bit. Updates have all been made and I’m using kernel 4.15.0-58. I also loaded the nvidia-430-driver. If I open the files folder icon and browse to my documents directory or .wine directory or .playonlinux, a dialogue box pops up and states “Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode. Do you want to restart Cinnamon?” I’ll select yes. The desktop will go blank for a second, reset, and everything continues running with no issue. I can browse from directory to directory with no further issues. But if I shut down the files folder and bring up a new one and start browsing around directories, the same thing will happen again – Cinnamon crashed dialogue pops up again. Clicking yes resets the screen and we’re back to running normally. It does not happen every time but it is pretty frequent. Any thoughts on what could be causing this?

I’ve run inxi -Fxz and cat ~/.xsession-errors and the results are below. I see the following error that seems to show up at the end of each error report I run but I don’t know what it means:

Clutter-CRITICAL **: 22:57:07.963: clutter_actor_iter_next: assertion 'ri->age == ri->root->priv->age' failed
Any help would be appreciated…

inxi -Fxz:

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System:    Host: linux192 Kernel: 4.15.0-58-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.2.3 
           Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:   Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: SABERTOOTH X58 v: Rev 1.xx serial: <filter> BIOS: American Megatrends v: 0802 
           date: 12/21/2010 
CPU:       Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7 940 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Nehalem rev: 4 L2 cache: 8192 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 47041 
           Speed: 1685 MHz min/max: 1600/2934 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1679 2: 1641 3: 1639 4: 1639 5: 1688 6: 1640 7: 1636 
           8: 1632 
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070 Ti] vendor: Gigabyte driver: nvidia v: 430.26 bus ID: 03:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: nvidia unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,nouveau,vesa 
           resolution: 1280x1024~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1070 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 430.26 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 82801JI HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GP104 High Definition Audio vendor: Gigabyte driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 03:00.1 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-58-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL-8110SC/8169SC Gigabit Ethernet vendor: ASUSTeK driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: e800 
           bus ID: 07:01.0 
           IF: enp7s1 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 1.82 TiB used: 78.42 GiB (4.2%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD20EZRZ-00Z5HB0 size: 1.82 TiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 1.79 TiB used: 78.42 GiB (4.3%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 54 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 19% 
Info:      Processes: 246 Uptime: 1h 09m Memory: 15.65 GiB used: 1.33 GiB (8.5%) Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: 
           gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 inxi: 3.0.32 
cat ~/.xsession-errors:

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dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/1000/bus
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DISPLAY=:0
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XAUTHORITY=/home/linux/.Xauthority
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting GTK_MODULES=gail:atk-bridge
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting QT_ACCESSIBILITY=1
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting LANG=en_US.UTF-8
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting GDM_LANG=en_US
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DISPLAY=:0
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting MANDATORY_PATH=/usr/share/gconf/cinnamon.mandatory.path
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_GREETER_DATA_DIR=/var/lib/lightdm-data/linux
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting USER=linux
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DESKTOP_SESSION=cinnamon
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DEFAULTS_PATH=/usr/share/gconf/cinnamon.default.path
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting PWD=/home/linux
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting HOME=/home/linux
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting QT_ACCESSIBILITY=1
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_SESSION_TYPE=x11
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_DATA_DIRS=/usr/share/cinnamon:/usr/share/gnome:/home/linux/.local/share/flatpak/exports/share:/var/lib/flatpak/exports/share:/usr/local/share:/usr/share
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP=cinnamon
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting GTK_MODULES=gail:atk-bridge
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting SHELL=/bin/bash
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_SEAT_PATH=/org/freedesktop/DisplayManager/Seat0
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting IM_CONFIG_PHASE=1
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting GPG_AGENT_INFO=/run/user/1000/gnupg/S.gpg-agent:0:1
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting SHLVL=1
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting LANGUAGE=en_US
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting GDMSESSION=cinnamon
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting LOGNAME=linux
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/1000/bus
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=/run/user/1000
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XAUTHORITY=/home/linux/.Xauthority
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_SESSION_PATH=/org/freedesktop/DisplayManager/Session0
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/xdg/xdg-cinnamon:/etc/xdg
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games
dbus-update-activation-environment: setting _=/usr/bin/dbus-update-activation-environment
** Message: 22:36:47.786: couldn't access control socket: /run/user/1000/keyring/control: No such file or directory
** Message: 22:36:47.787: couldn't access control socket: /run/user/1000/keyring/control: No such file or directory
** Message: 22:36:47.792: couldn't access control socket: /run/user/1000/keyring/control: No such file or directory

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.098: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.098: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.099: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed
[cinnamon-settings-daemon-smartcard] Failed to start: no suitable smartcard driver could be found

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.101: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.102: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.102: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.103: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.103: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.103: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.103: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.104: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.104: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.104: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.108: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.110: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.110: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.110: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed

(csd-mouse:1182): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:36:48.111: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion 'trap != NULL' failed
[cinnamon-settings-daemon-smartcard] Failed to start: no suitable smartcard driver could be found
Clutter-Message: 22:36:51.392: Sync method: PRESENTATION TIME
Cjs-Message: 22:36:51.719: JS LOG: About to start Cinnamon
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.432: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Cinnamon.AppSystem.get_default() started in 712 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.440: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] loading user theme: /usr/share/themes/Mint-Y-Dark/cinnamon/cinnamon.css
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.463: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] added icon directory: /usr/share/themes/Mint-Y-Dark/cinnamon
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.691: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] PlacesManager: Updating devices
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.798: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] loaded at Thu Aug 15 2019 22:36:52 GMT-0400 (EDT)
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.798: JS LOG: Cinnamon started at Thu Aug 15 2019 22:36:52 GMT-0400 (EDT)
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.869: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] ExtensionSystem started in 0 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.869: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] DeskletManager started in 0 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:52.869: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] SearchProviderManager started in 0 ms
openGL version 3.1 detected (GL3 Cogl Driver)
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.099: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet show-desktop@cinnamon.org in 88 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.114: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet removable-drives@cinnamon.org in 16 ms

(nm-applet:1405): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:36:53.116: Can't set a parent on widget which has a parent
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.176: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet calendar@cinnamon.org in 62 ms
St-Message: 22:36:53.185: cogl npot texture sizes SUPPORTED
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.192: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: tray
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.195: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet systray@cinnamon.org in 18 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.238: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet keyboard@cinnamon.org in 44 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.317: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet printers@cinnamon.org in 78 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.332: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: notifications
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.349: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet notifications@cinnamon.org in 32 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.414: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: panellauncher
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.420: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet grouped-window-list@cinnamon.org in 72 ms
** Message: 22:36:53.525: nemo-desktop: session is cinnamon, establishing proxy
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.577: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet sound@cinnamon.org in 156 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.651: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet network@cinnamon.org in 74 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.964: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet menu@cinnamon.org in 314 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.964: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] AppletManager started in 1166 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.971: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Cinnamon took 2250 ms to start
Cjs-Message: 22:36:53.999: JS LOG: Unknown network device type, is 14
Cjs-Message: 22:36:54.369: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Hiding systray: network
/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/cinnamon-screensaver-main.py:86: Warning: g_base64_encode_step: assertion 'in != NULL' failed
  css = provider.to_string()
Cjs-Message: 22:37:11.967: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Adding systray: mintupdate.py (24x24px)
Cjs-Message: 22:37:11.973: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Resized mintupdate.py with normalized size (22x22px)
Gtk-Message: 22:37:49.238: GtkDialog mapped without a transient parent. This is discouraged.
Unable to open desktop file /usr/share/applications/caja-browser.desktop for panel launcher: No such file or directory
Unable to open desktop file /usr/share/applications/mate-terminal.desktop for panel launcher: No such file or directory

(nm-applet:1405): Gdk-CRITICAL **: 22:37:50.406: gdk_window_thaw_toplevel_updates: assertion 'window->update_and_descendants_freeze_count > 0' failed
Clutter-Message: 22:37:53.143: Sync method: PRESENTATION TIME
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.354: JS LOG: About to start Cinnamon
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.411: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Cinnamon.AppSystem.get_default() started in 56 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.420: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] loading user theme: /usr/share/themes/Mint-Y-Dark/cinnamon/cinnamon.css
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.441: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] added icon directory: /usr/share/themes/Mint-Y-Dark/cinnamon
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.625: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] PlacesManager: Updating devices
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.639: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] loaded at Thu Aug 15 2019 22:37:53 GMT-0400 (EDT)
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.639: JS LOG: Cinnamon started at Thu Aug 15 2019 22:37:53 GMT-0400 (EDT)
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.676: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] ExtensionSystem started in 2 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.676: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] DeskletManager started in 2 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.676: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] SearchProviderManager started in 0 ms
openGL version 3.1 detected (GL3 Cogl Driver)
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.817: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet show-desktop@cinnamon.org in 44 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.834: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet removable-drives@cinnamon.org in 18 ms
St-Message: 22:37:53.847: cogl npot texture sizes SUPPORTED
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.862: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: notifications
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.879: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet notifications@cinnamon.org in 44 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.907: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet keyboard@cinnamon.org in 28 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.917: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: tray
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.920: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet systray@cinnamon.org in 14 ms

(nm-applet:1405): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:37:53.922: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to allocate widget with width -1 and height 1

(mintUpdate.py:1532): Gtk-WARNING **: 22:37:53.922: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to allocate widget with width -1 and height 1
Cjs-Message: 22:37:53.978: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet printers@cinnamon.org in 58 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.042: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet calendar@cinnamon.org in 62 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.083: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Role locked: panellauncher
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.091: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet grouped-window-list@cinnamon.org in 48 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.229: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet sound@cinnamon.org in 138 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.258: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet network@cinnamon.org in 30 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.551: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Loaded applet menu@cinnamon.org in 292 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.552: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] AppletManager started in 912 ms
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.555: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Cinnamon took 1200 ms to start
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.584: JS LOG: Unknown network device type, is 14
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.918: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Hiding systray: network
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.921: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Adding systray: mintupdate.py (24x24px)
Cjs-Message: 22:37:54.922: JS LOG: [LookingGlass/info] Resized mintupdate.py with normalized size (22x22px)

(cinnamon:1717): Clutter-CRITICAL **: 22:37:57.010: clutter_actor_iter_next: assertion 'ri->age == ri->root->priv->age' failed

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Re: Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

Post by IfIOnlyHadABrain » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:12 am

I went ahead and loaded Cinnamon 19.1 along side 19.2. I am able to update 19.1 to the same kernel (4.15.0-58). I also have updated to Nvidia-430-driver. The crash error does not occur using these versions. So there is something unique to 19.2 that is causing the crash.

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Re: Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

Post by IfIOnlyHadABrain » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:18 am

I should also note that when I run cat ~/.xsession-errors in 19.1 (when everything is running fine), I still see the error "Clutter-CRITICAL **: 01:58:10.726: clutter_actor_iter_next: assertion 'ri->age == ri->root->priv->age' failed". So this error has nothing to do with the Cinnamon desktop crash error that I see with 19.2.

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Re: Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

Post by smurphos » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:24 am

As an experiment please see if changing the vsync method in Settings > General in the 19.2 install makes any difference to the reproducibility of the crash.
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Re: Cinnamon just crashed. You are running in fallback mode.

Post by IfIOnlyHadABrain » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:41 am

No luck. I switched to "swap throttling", "fallback", and "none". Same crash occurs. :(

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