Using USB 3 plugs crashes Gnome

Björn Persson bjorn at
Wed Sep 25 18:53:53 UTC 2013

Digimer wrote:
>a couple of occasions, if I leave it long enough, the windows would
>start responding to a limited amount, but they would all be jammed up
>to the top-left corner, have no windows and can't be moved or given
>focus (so I can only interact with the windows I can see part of).

That sounds like the window manager has crashed. You may be able to
restart it if you know the command and one of the windows you can see
happens to be a terminal.

I have no idea how USB 3 can crash Gnome's window manager.

Björn Persson

Sent from my computer.
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