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if you want to use tigervnc edit username/.vnc/xstartup and write the start command after the two unset lines for example: unset SESSION_MANAGER unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS exec /usr/bin/mate-session
You could use xkill, xdotool or wmctl. type xkill on the terminal and then click on the window you want to close.
Looks like compositor in Cinnamon is not working properly, it is probably an issue with your drivers. Unfortunately, it seems that you can't disable compositing in cinnamon manually: Github issue. My suggestion is to install some non-compositing wm like openbox and try if this issue will reproduce. Besides, try different drivers. Now you use drivers: ...
I don't think this has to do with fonts. The invisible windows look like a graphics stack problem. Try switching to a non-compositing window manager temporarily, and see if the problem goes away. Re corrupt files, I'm not sure how they'd get corrupted unless they were being written or replaced during the crash. I suppose font caches and such might be ...
I followed one of the suggestions and went to gnome.extensions.com. There I found Notifications Alert (blinks the right icons at the top bar) and Panel OSD (which repositions and expands the alerts). They improved the situation a bit. I'll wait for Gnome 3.16 + Fedora 22 to be stable to see the new notifications. It should be release soon.
Wait, the terminal text is invisible AND you don't see text in dropdown-boxes from X-Windows widgets?? That sounds like a font problem to me. You do know you have a console, right? CTL-ALT-F1 should get you there. At least then you have a working, local terminal, one which you can read. (Usually, ALT-F7 gets you back to X, but I can't say for sure on your ...
Sometimes, a reinstall might not work because there may be dependencies that are corrupt, but not reinstalled because the OS thinks they're good. Try these: On your invisible terminal, try installing debsums. sudo apt-get install debsums. Then, a visible terminal would really help at this point. Init the freshly-installed package. sudo debsums_init Then, ...
SqliteMan is a good tool.Very Rich in features plus its available in the ubuntu software center.
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