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Old 08-28-2010, 11:34 PM   #1
abdika
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Unhappy when entrance to desktop, only show terminal


hi ubuntu master, i use ubuntu lucyd 10.04.
i try to change splash screen and login manager,after that i reboot.
when entrance to desktop i only found terminal and nothing else. i very confuse why this happened? help me please, maybe any command from u, to i use.
thx

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Old 08-29-2010, 12:04 AM   #2
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Perhaps you can tell us exactly what you did, before things went wrong.
Did you make a backup of the files you changed?
If yes, put them back.

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Old 08-29-2010, 05:51 PM   #3
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nothing, i just do it. i don't know which one, make wrong things. i change login screen, through login manager in preference. then splash screen through art manager. after that, my PC is not responding,So i do direct reboot. when i turn on again, i only show terminal before login. then i write command exit, so it's succes to login. after login, i only found terminal too.
i didn't make the backup, i just have a installer CD.
can explain how to back up a linux?
 
Old 08-29-2010, 09:59 PM   #4
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nothing, i just do it. i don't know which one, make wrong things. i change login screen, through login manager in preference. then splash screen through art manager. after that, my PC is not responding,So i do direct reboot. when i turn on again, i only show terminal before login. then i write command exit, so it's succes to login. after login, i only found terminal too.
i didn't make the backup, i just have a installer CD.
can explain how to back up a linux?
Please follow the "Detail rule" mentioned here if you ever want to get any help. This means capitalization and punctuation.
 
Old 09-06-2010, 07:16 PM   #5
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You may as root, on this ubuntu box try to reinstall gdm application.
The command is: aptitude reinstall gdm
 
  


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