Top right hand corner of all windows -> no "minimise, maximise, close"

Asked by Matthew Harris on 2009-05-06

Ok, so i just upgraded to 9.04. while upgrading i lost power (to my entire house). When i turned my computer back on, Windows was working fine (dual booting) but linux was having SERIOUS issues.

Thankfully i got ubuntu working again.. but i had to do the upgrade in "CTRL ALT F1" environment...

Everything seemed fine after i restarted my computer... i got the GUI working again, and it was all looking dandy (minus the fact the minimise, max, and close options wheren't showing up). Next i did

Sudo update
sudo upgrade

in terminal to finish anything that didn't get done when the GUI wasn't working. (Something about dpkg error... in the "CTRL ALT F1" environment )

Got everything up to date and restarted my computer.

Still no "minimise, maximise, close"

so i did Sudo update, sudo upgrade again, and it came back with no results...

Now im stuck

Basic info
"Ubuntu 9.04"

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=74e5b6ce-6edc-4966-b040-47aa7698d59c
MachineType: GATEWAY T5020
Package: linux-image-2.6.27-11-generic 2.6.27-11.31
ProcCmdLine: root=UUID=7ae0e727-8a35-4046-b5a2-2fd7c2523b62 ro quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.27-11.31-generic
SourcePackage: linux
UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Ubuntu package

Question information

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Ubuntu gnome-control-center Edit question
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Last query:
2009-05-06
Last reply:
2009-05-06
Matthew Harris (deidyomega) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs.

Micah Gersten (micahg) said : #3

The first problem seems to be that you're using the Intrepid kernel in Jaunty. Try booting the 2.6.28 kernel.

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