compiz locked up

Asked by spud1 on 2011-10-18

when i was in compiz manger my computer locked up and I had to do a hard shut down and now unity is gone and the icons where the time was.... I tried unity --restart and deleting the .compiz folder

ubuntu 11.10

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2011-10-18
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2011-10-18

If you log in as a different (or new) user, is it the same?

spud1 (rjyoung44) said : #2

when i log on a guest yes..

Isn't there a config folder for compiz etc in ~/.config

Also try running:

gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/compiz

May help

spud1 (rjyoung44) said : #4

didn't work hmmmm.....

Yeah there is

Then rename / delete the compiz folder there too

spud1 (rjyoung44) said : #6

Thanks that work....now i'll stay away from the compiz manger