gnome-shell assert failure: *** Error in `/usr/bin/gnome-shell': free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x00007fb4500c72a0 ***

Bug #1271842 reported by Henrique Pereira on 2014-01-23
This bug affects 1 person
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Ubuntu GNOME

Bug Description

usually when I start my laptop this error occurs... and I can't work and do anything... I feel my laptop pc as a little bit slower... sometimes it's very hard to work I just have to wait for a long time between different tasks... I would like if you could check and correct this.... thank's...

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: gnome-shell [origin: LP-PPA-gnome3-team-gnome3-staging]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-15.23-generic 3.11.10
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.2
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: *** Error in `/usr/bin/gnome-shell': free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x00007fb4500c72a0 ***
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Thu Jan 23 08:35:37 2014
DisplayManager: gdm
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'clock-show-date' b'true'
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'clock-show-seconds' b'true'
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'gtk-im-module' b"'gtk-im-context-simple'"
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'gtk-theme' b"'Ambiance'"
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'text-scaling-factor' b'0.90000000000000002'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-12-12 (41 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/gnome-shell
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
 __libc_message (do_abort=do_abort@entry=2, fmt=fmt@entry=0x7fb48cc54240 "*** Error in `%s': %s: 0x%s ***\n") at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/libc_fatal.c:199
 malloc_printerr (ptr=0x7fb4500c72a0, str=0x7fb48cc543e0 "free(): invalid next size (fast)", action=3) at malloc.c:4923
 _int_free (av=<optimized out>, p=0x7fb4500c7290, have_lock=0) at malloc.c:3779
 ft_glyphslot_free_bitmap () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 FT_Load_Glyph () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-shell assert failure: *** Error in `/usr/bin/gnome-shell': free(): invalid next size (fast): 0x00007fb4500c72a0 ***
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip libvirtd lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Henrique Pereira (henrique-e) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #1258020, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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