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(solved) gnome shell crashes too much in fedora 27 beta [closed]

asked 2017-10-17 11:42:16 -0500

luca247 gravatar image

updated 2017-12-22 02:11:53 -0500

yesterday i followed the guide in fedora magazine on how to update from fedora 26 stable to fedora 27 beta...i am not expecting a beta being perfectly stable but gnome shell is crashing way too much to me...it usually hangs for some second then it crash and when it restarts i have the notification gnome shell has crashed...is this something i can fix or i should wait for the system to being more stable?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by florian
close date 2018-05-10 08:46:12.730479

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does abrt tell you more about the crash of gnome shell. worth checking if it has already been reported.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-10-17 12:13:17 -0500 )edit

abrt tells me i can't report a crash about the gnome shell package...need to try out again next time it happens...

luca247 gravatar imageluca247 ( 2017-10-17 13:07:26 -0500 )edit

but it tells you what the problem is?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-10-17 15:09:11 -0500 )edit

well it tells me gnome shell was killed by sigtrap

luca247 gravatar imageluca247 ( 2017-10-17 15:17:23 -0500 )edit

I’m closing this Q since it’s asking about F27 beta which is long gone.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-05-10 08:46:56 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-11-21 09:48:19 -0500

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answered 2017-10-26 15:59:07 -0500

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No, the problem is a real bug (I'm also encountering it). There might be workarounds you can do (e.g. changing some special settings or whatever), but I'm not aware of any. Anyway, it is probably this bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....

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oh nice to know...hope it will be solved, as i can't wait to get my hands fedora 27...

luca247 gravatar imageluca247 ( 2017-10-27 02:42:18 -0500 )edit

@luca247 if the problem persists beyond Fedora 27 beta release, you may want to consider editing the title of the question.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-11-21 10:57:04 -0500 )edit

you have perfectly reason...done...

luca247 gravatar imageluca247 ( 2017-12-22 02:12:49 -0500 )edit

I am using Fedora 27 (stable). It works fine in my desktop but in my notebook (HP Pro book) gnome crashes each time I try to login. Since Fedora 28 was released, I am thinking about upgrading into version 28. Would that solve my problem?

xo_dev gravatar imagexo_dev ( 2018-05-03 05:20:20 -0500 )edit
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Create a new user and check if it crashes there too. F27 should not crash on every login anyway.

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2018-05-10 06:58:07 -0500 )edit

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