Issues since upgrade to 12.10 - How to roll-back?/Fix

Asked by Alanbas on 2012-11-16

Hi, Since the upgrade, I have lost the shortcut bar down side of window and lost the icons across the top.

Also each window has lost the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons.

I also have start up issues, but feel that my Grubb loader needs updating.

Is there an easy fix to bring back the missing items, or can I roll back to 12.04 without loosing things?

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

The only way to roll-back is re-installing. There is no downgrade thing as far as I know.

Copy your important data to an external HDD and re-install.

Alternatively you can try these commands from terminal , to reset compiz & unity settings , may help.

~$ sudo apt-get install dconf-tools
~$ dconf reset -f /org/compiz/
~$ setsid unity

If above not help , then try another set of commands , will reset ALL your settings (even wallpaper).

~$ rm -rf .compiz* .gconf* .config/dconf/ .config/compiz*
~$ sudo reboot

Thanks

You must reinstall to get the old version. I recommend you clean install Quantal first. Very often you will find upgrades cause issues.

You can restore your user data from your backups, this will ensure you don't lose things.

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