Gnome desktop failure on Vmware RHEL7 guest after package update.

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  • GNOME desktop is not starting on RHEL7 guest(running on Vmware Server) after recent package update. It is showing error on console

    "Oh no!  Something has gone wrong.  A problem occurred and the system can't recover.  Please log out and try again."
  • The error now occurs consistently, since it started this morning. The GNOME desktop was working fine before the reboot.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2
  • VMWare Server (ESXi 5.5)

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