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I have ubuntu 10.04 installed inside the Window xp.I dont know what went wrong.Today,when i started ubuntu it gives the black screen for login,if i fill correct username and password still black screen is there.I need Gnome-GUI back as it was before.Please somebody help me to fix it.
Well till now i am unable to fix it.I just login into black screen successfully.I can do "cd" to home folder and others too.I tried to copy my important directories from home folder to hard drive but still i gives the strange error.
sudo cp kannel /media/data
Here data is name of hard drive .It gives following error message.
/bin/cp: /:Syntax Error: word unexpected(expecting")")
Please help me to copy it so then i will again installed my ubuntu(no option left)
File system: ntfs
Boot sector type: Windows XP
Boot sector info: According to the info in the boot sector, sda5 starts
at sector 63.
Operating System: Windows 7
Boot files: /Windows/System32/winload.exe /wubildr /wubildr.mbr
File system: ntfs
Boot sector type: Windows XP
Boot sector info: According to the info in the boot sector, sda8 starts
at sector 1151. But according to the info from fdisk,
sda8 starts at sector 249860096.
Boot files: /ubuntu/winboot/wubildr /ubuntu/winboot/wubildr.mbr
File system: ext4
Boot sector type: -
Boot sector info:
Mounting failed: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop1,
missing codepage or helper program, or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
sudo mkdir /win
sudo mount /dev/sda8 /win
sudo mkdir /vdisk
sudo mount -o loop /win/ubuntu/disks/root.disk /vdisk
Once running those commands, open up Places>Computer>Filesystem>vdisk, and you should find the contents of your root.disk in there. Now you can backup your data to external media, and reinstall Ubuntu with Wubi if you like.
You can also try running:
sudo fsck /win/ubuntu/disks/root.disk
to fix any filesystem errors that may be interfering with the boot
Originally Posted by https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia#Screen Blanks/Monitor Turns Off
Screen Blanks/Monitor Turns Off
Using a laptop with a GeForce Go card, or connecting the sole display via DVI on a dual-head system sometimes results in the screen not receiving a picture. This is caused by the driver outputting video to the VGA port on the graphics card, instead of DVI.
The usual hint that you have this problem is when you hear the startup sound but nothing appears on the screen. If you do not hear any sound, you are more than likely experiencing unrelated problems.
This is a launchpad bug about displays on digital outputs being blank when using NVIDIA binary driver, and can be resolved by editing your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file:
Switch to the console (Try using ctrl+alt+F1, or reboot and select recovery mode from the GRUB menu.)
Use your text editor to open /etc/X11/xorg.conf (try sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf).
Find the line that says Section "Screen"
Insert a new line that says Option "UseDisplayDevice" "DFP".
Save the file. If you had to restart into recovery mode, type reboot, otherwise restart your display using sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart.
Last edited by andrewthomas; 07-15-2011 at 01:17 PM.