Ubuntu – How to Restart Freezed/Hang Gnome Panel

After upgrading to Jaunty, in Compiz sometimes I get a lot of Gnome-Panel Freezes, hovering the mouse cursor over it won’t trigger any response.

This freezes usually triggered by pressing Alt-F2.

So, the gnome-panel has to be restarted with this command:

killall gnome-panel

nohup gnome-panel –replace &

References:

http://mylinuxnotebook.blogspot.com/2008/09/restart-gnome-panel.html

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