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How do I clear an X instance that still has JPanels in it
psb_david_petty (3)

When I improperly ^C-ed out of, JPanels were still running. How do you restart X? Thanks.

Coder100 (12476)

Have you tried hitting ctrl+shift+s, and then putting in:

exit 1


Also, you can click on the x:

(works for any window)

very strange why you can't just do Ctrl+C, maybe it's something about how the terminal is not the same as something like a website hosted on localhost:8080? (The website will remain online until you reload, even if the backend behind it is down)

Report to bugs as well! Thanks!

psb_david_petty (3)

@Coder100 That didn't work, And I right-click exited and now I'm really hosed. The JPanels don't even have close boxes on them any more.

I need a way to completely reload Simply reloading the browser doesn't work... I get the same hosed X instance!

psb_david_petty (3)

@Coder100 From the shell? All it gives me is a dead shell. When I hit Run again, the shell starts up from where it was and does not restart X.

Saibot84 (41)

@psb_david_petty have you tried running, in the console, pkill x11vnc.

If that doesn't work, you could try pkill Xorg or pkill fluxbox. They should stop the window manager / x server.

pkill init should forcefully restart the whole REPL.

psb_david_petty (3)

Or, how do I get a new instance of ? Just reloading the window doesn't restart Java Swing.

Coder100 (12476)

you can only run it in the repl itself :( @psb_david_petty

psb_david_petty (3)

Also, what script generates the .....Starting X message? I can just rerun that, maybe?

psb_david_petty (3)

Oh, I ran it from another account and used the Stop button and got:

# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
#  SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f65b917e401, pid=201, tid=276
# JRE version: OpenJDK Runtime Environment (11.0.8+10) (build 11.0.8+10-post-Ubuntu-0ubuntu118.04.1)
# Java VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (11.0.8+10-post-Ubuntu-0ubuntu118.04.1, mixed mode, sharing, tiered, compressed oops, serial gc, linux-amd64)
# Problematic frame:
# C  []
# Core dump will be written. Default location: Core dumps may be processed with "/usr/share/apport/apport %p %s %c %d %P %E" (or dumping to /home/runner/vnc-1e20112b-17b1-4615-abe1-8b52fc3eb892/core.201)

Also cat /home/runner/vnc-1e20112b-17b1-4615-abe1-8b52fc3eb892/hs_err_pid201.log was empty.

psb_david_petty (3)

So, I changed setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.DO_NOTHING_ON_CLOSE) to do nothing rather than exit, because it sems to leave the X server in a partial state when you click the close box on any window.

But I really, really, really want to be able to restart the X server myself! HELP!