gnome panel is missing

If your gnome panel is missing, here are some steps you may try to get it recovered. (The following commands are tested in CentOS 6 environment.)

Reinstall gnome-panel

yum erase gnome-panel
yum install gnome-panel

After reinstall gnome-panel and reboot, you can continue to try the following steps if the panel does not come back.

Rename panel folder and reboot
Login as the user whose panel is missing.

mv ~/.gconf/apps/panel ~/.gconf/apps/panel.bak
sudo reboot

After reboot, the gnome panel should come back.


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