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My gnome session frooze up, so I killed my XMing and putty sessions and started again

I start a new XMing, and in a new Putty session, I enter:

[root@hx5 ~]# export DISPLAY=10.14.100.2:0.0
[root@hx5 ~]# gnome-session
SESSION_MANAGER=local/hx5.rtp.raleigh.ibm.com:/tmp/.ICE-unix/12030
Initializing nautilus-open-terminal extension
Passkey agent registration failed: Passkey agent already exists

** (eggcups:12071): WARNING **: IPP request failed with status 1030

** (eggcups:12071): WARNING **: IPP request failed with status 1030

** (nm-applet:12101): WARNING **: <WARN>  applet_dbus_manager_start_service(): Could not acquire the NetworkManagerUserSettings service as it is already taken.  Return: 3

Introspect error: Launch helper exited with unknown return code 0
could not attach to desktop process

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I performed the following:

[root@hx5 ~]# ps -ef | grep gnome
root     10173     1  0 14:13 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon
root     10192     1  0 14:13 ?        00:00:00 gnome-panel --sm-client-id default2
root     10201     1  0 14:13 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-vfs-daemon
root     11627     1  0 14:20 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-vfs-daemon
root     11674     1  0 14:20 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-vfs-daemon
root     12030 12004  0 14:40 pts/3    00:00:00 gnome-session
root     12033     1  0 14:40 pts/3    00:00:00 /usr/bin/gnome-keyring-daemon
root     12040     1  0 14:40 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-settings-daemon
root     12060     1  0 14:40 ?        00:00:00 gnome-panel --sm-client-id default2
root     12069     1  0 14:40 ?        00:00:00 /usr/libexec/gnome-vfs-daemon
root     12111     1  0 14:40 ?        00:00:00 gnome-power-manager
root     12134     1  0 14:40 ?        00:00:00 gnome-screensaver
root     12164 12137  0 14:41 pts/4    00:00:00 grep gnome

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How can I get a gnome-session up and running again with out a reboot ?
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by:flubbard
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If it is a fedora / redhat based system, you should be able to use and init 3 and init 5 to change run level down to 3 and back to 5 to restart X.  With ubuntu style systems I think that you restart the gdm service.

  HTH - flub
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by:oppofwar
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try Stopping NetworkManager service and use also chkconfig networkManager off to be persistent
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by:Los Angeles1
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I do not have much experience with this, could you please be a little more explicit ?
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to do the init, switch to another terminal by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2
Sign in as root, then type:

#init 3

After it runs through (stopping X), you can restart X by typing:

#init 5

To restart the network service, from the terminal, type

#service network restart

or

#service networking restart

depending on your distribution.

  HTH -flub
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by:flubbard
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Sorry, forgot about gdm...same thing:

#service gdm restart

 - flub
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