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Old 01-07-2008, 04:21 PM   #1
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GNOME desktop problems on ubuntu

my gnome desktop has been failing to boot on startup here lately, normally by restarting a few times it will open when i start up. sorta new to linux so my troubleshooting skills arent exactly where they were in windows, if anybody had some help or pointers it would be great
Old 01-07-2008, 09:55 PM   #2
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Hmmm, Some more information would help, but for starters:

Did you change anything recently that would cause this?

There are a few things you could try from the terminal. xconf should Automatically configure your x server. xorgconfig will ask you a bunch of questions and to the same thing. Both write your xorg.conf file.

You could also try using a different desktop environment if its just gnome that's giving you problems. "aptitude install kde" and the "xwmconfig" should let you try KDE instead.

Hope that helps a little. Maybe someone else has better ideas.


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