3 Ways To Restart Gnome Without Restarting System

By Aun on http://www.addictivetips.com

Gnome is a default and user-friendly desktop for Linux based systems. Sometime you can encounter such errors that your Gnome Desktop becomes unresponsive. Usually people  reboot the system to make it work again. Let me share some tips to get your Gnome refreshed without rebooting the system.

Method 1

Save all your open files and press CtrlAltBackspace. It will restart the Gnome instantly in almost no time.

Method 2

If the above shortcut keys does not works for you then open your terminal (Applications > Accesseries > Terminal) and run following command. It will also restart it.

sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart

Method 3

Open terminal and run following command.

killall gnome-panel

That’s all. Its pretty easy to restart frozen Gnome with any of the above methods. Enjoy!

source: http://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/three-ways-to-restart-gnome-without-rebooting-system/

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