How do i get the ubutnu Gui up, i seem to be stuck in CLI :o
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Ok i now get the GUI login screen but whenever i try to login with my user name i get
home/tom appears to be your directory
this does not exist setting your directory to /root
this is unlikely to work unless you run in terminal mode
is there something i need to do get a user to login?
With what username do you login in command line? If it is your username (i assume tom) do you type these commands as seen above? If yes then the system asks the password. Do you type the password of the user that is currently loged in?
For the grub thing.
sudo cp /boot/grub/menu.lst /boot/grub/menu.lst-backup
Just in case you dont want to mess up with vi
sudo apt-get install mc
sudo mcedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
Oh there is one way for me to login, if i start in recovery mode, login with root and then run StartX i get gnome up but lots of things dont work, like the media player, ect... does this make any difference?