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Old 08-14-2011, 05:56 AM   #1
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Unable to boot:GNOME related


Hi all
I am currently using ubuntu 10.04 . Everything was ok
with that but now i am facing a problem.As the grub start loading and I select ubuntu for booting it shows a message "GNOME configuration for power manager have not been intsalled correctly,please contact your administrator". Though it asks for password for booting nothing happens then.
How to fix it??
 
Old 08-14-2011, 07:42 AM   #2
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Are you or can you be connected to the Internet? I assume that the computer still goes to a Command Line Interface? Try issuing the command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
 
Old 08-14-2011, 07:53 AM   #3
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Does the system boot after you give the password?
if yes:
Do you have enough space?
Code:
df -h
try
Code:
sudo dpkg --configure -a
If it doesn't boot, boot from a live CD and see if you have enough free space.

Kind regards
 
Old 08-14-2011, 09:03 AM   #4
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I had a similar problem, and it could be resolved by reinstalling grub2 using a ubuntu live cd.
I would say, please have a look at this link.
hope that helps
regards
nishith
 
Old 08-14-2011, 12:19 PM   #5
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@arochester: I do have internet connection ,but the command you specified dosn't work. I ran the command when I opened it in safe mode. Any other way to do it??

@repo : Your suggestions are also not working.


@nkd : I am not having a live cd right now. Could there be any other way to fix it, meanwhile i would arrange a live cd.
but what about my data kept on desktop?
 
Old 08-14-2011, 12:23 PM   #6
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Quote:
,but the command you specified dosn't work.I ran the command when I opened it in safe mode
error messages ?
Quote:
@repo : Your suggestions are also not working.
Do you have the output from
Code:
df -h
Quote:
I am not having a live cd right now.
The installation cd should work.

Kind regards
 
Old 08-14-2011, 01:11 PM   #7
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@repo: if I run live cd in that case what will happen to my data kept in different drives and
that kept on desktop? I also have windows installed in my laptop. Do i need to install ubuntu again
using live cd or what else i can do?
 
Old 08-14-2011, 01:14 PM   #8
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Did you read the link provided in post #4?
As long as you use the CD as a live CD, your data are safe.
How about giving some answers on the questions asked before?

Kind regards
 
Old 08-14-2011, 01:50 PM   #9
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@repo : the question related to data was stupid as I asked it without reading the link given to me. two minutes ago
i exactly did as it was given in the link -

Boot up using a ubuntu live CD.
Fire up a terminal.
Check the partition info to ascertain where is the linux distro located:-
sudo fdisk -l
( For this post we will assume the ubuntu install is in /dev/sda6)
Next mount it
sudo mount -t auto /dev/sda6 /mnt
Reinstall GRUB2 using the following command
sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda

then i reboot my system and its perfect.
thank you guys for replying.

hey repo special thanks to you.

"problem is solved"
 
Old 08-14-2011, 02:10 PM   #10
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It is nice to know that the blog finally helped someone.
bye
nishith
 
  


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