Comment 104 for bug 349519

Followed your "fix" exactly. I still have no panel and my applications
(like Firefox) are smaller and can't be resized.

Any other suggestions short of reinstalling 9.04?

Vasily wrote:
> The fix that was mentioned before helped me.
> 1) Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 - that will bring up console
> 2) enter your login and password
> 3) enter this command (that's one big line, no line breaks): gconftool-2 --set /desktop/gnome/session/required_components_list --type list --list-type=string ["windowmanager","panel","filemanager"]
> 4) reboot your computer (by entering "sudo reboot")