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Re: HELP!!! System messed up!

From: Robert Myers <rbmyersusa_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 17 2011 - 15:42:22 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:17 AM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Ok... I have switched from noveau driver to the nVidia driver. That helps.
> Except I use XFCE4 as my window manager and the main bar at the top of
> every window is missing on the local console. HOWEVER, it works fine in VNC.
> I don't understand why, since both the local console and the VNC session
> use xfce4 as the window manager.
> How do I figure out WHY VNC works but not local console?

VNC apparently correctly anticipates what's on the other end. Your
system is confused about either your video card or the monitor for
your console. Were it me, I'd be plugging in other video cards and/or
monitors just to see what happens. I would also take seriously the
possibility that part of your disk is trashed.

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