@localhost ~]$ gnome-shell --replac
/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/dbus/connection.py:242: DeprecationWarning: object.__init__() takes no parameters
super(Connection, self).__init__(*args, **kwargs)
Failed to start /usr/libexec/dconf-service: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
i did as you told me and this resulted from the terminal. I am not doing this from root.
Tried with root
]# gnome-shell --replace
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/gnome-shell", line 753, in <module>
File "/usr/bin/gnome-shell", line 129, in start_dconf_await_service
bus = dbus.SessionBus(mainloop=dbus_loop)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/dbus/_dbus.py", line 219, in __new__
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/dbus/_dbus.py", line 108, in __new__
bus = BusConnection.__new__(subclass, bus_type, mainloop=mainloop)
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/dbus/bus.py", line 125, in __new__
bus = cls._new_for_bus(address_or_type, mainloop=mainloop)
dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken.
So what is the next step?