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LXer 02-03-2009 10:40 PM

LXer: Your Pretty Linux GUI Fails and Dumps You to a Console. Now What?
 
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The graphical user interface is a separate layer on top of a plain-text console subsystem on Linux, Mac, and Windows; this is not unique to Linux, and you need console skills to be an effective troubleshooter-and-fixer on all three platforms. A. Lizard shows you what to do when your graphical environment fails on Linux: as long as your system boots to the console, you can fix anything.

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