How To Fix The Unity Panel Freeze On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this quick guide I will show you how to recover your system from Unity freezes. This solution is only temporary, we still have to wait for Canonical to fix this bug.

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When your Unity panel freezes out of the blue, you can recover your system by reseting Compiz:

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

As you may know, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander is only two weeks old and there are many bugs that have not been discovered and fixed yet.

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