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Old 10-14-2013, 12:58 AM   #1
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graphical interface not starting up on login shell


hi ,

I installed mint 15( mate ) a few days ago . i used to get a graphical interface asking my user name and password on start up.

But recently i am getting only my terminal , i login and use startx to kick off my gui .

why is this happening . is there a way to fix this .
 
Old 10-14-2013, 01:27 AM   #2
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i added startx to the .profile file and it seems to be working now . but don't know if tats a correct fix
 
Old 10-14-2013, 05:23 AM   #3
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What's the output of
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cat /proc/cmdline
 
Old 10-14-2013, 10:29 AM   #4
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BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.8.0-19-generic root=UUID=0f3cb105-aaaf-490d-aef5-57f5d7fa3715 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7


I added the command startx in the ,profile file and it works fine now . is tat the correct solution
 
Old 10-15-2013, 02:21 AM   #5
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Hmm, try installing 'mdm' again.
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sudo apt-get install mdm
 
Old 10-15-2013, 06:18 AM   #6
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Thanks i will try re installing it
 
  


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