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Old 11-08-2007, 03:40 PM   #1
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ubuntu won't boot


I use ubuntu 7.10 and after installing glib and gtk downloaded from www.gtk.org the os won't boot. The loading screen appears but that's all it oes, keeps loading. What can I do?
 
Old 11-08-2007, 03:47 PM   #2
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You can try pressing ctrl-alt-f1 or ctrl-alt-F2. This may take you into an alternate console, if it does you can log in as root and try a repair.

With Ubuntu many packages are available on synaptic or apt-get, as your problems occured loading alternate software, this is the most likely source of data corruption
 
Old 11-08-2007, 04:04 PM   #3
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You can try pressing ctrl-alt-f1 or ctrl-alt-F2. This may take you into an alternate console, if it does you can log in as root and try a repair.

With Ubuntu many packages are available on synaptic or apt-get, as your problems occured loading alternate software, this is the most likely source of data corruption
I've tried apt-get install -f from recovery mode but 0 packages are installed removed or updated.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 12:35 AM   #4
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Try posting at justlinux.com in addition to hear, and also the ubuntu forums.
 
  


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