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Old 08-29-2009, 01:52 PM   #1
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Using Linux Mint 7. Eanbled "Cube" and now the system wont come up.

Hi, Been using Linux Mint 7 a couple weeks. I really enjoy it.

I happened to enable the "cube" function instead of the wall function. I rebooted later and now I cant get back to the desktop. I never even get to a logon window.

Can someone help me out. I assume that I don't have a powerful enough graphics card/non 3D capable. I don't want to have to reinstall. I tried the recovery console but don't know what I'm doing.

Thanks in advance.

Old 08-30-2009, 11:06 PM   #2
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what happens when you go to the recovery console and enter in the following command?
/etc/init.d/gdm start
does it return any errors?
Old 09-02-2009, 07:20 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
what happens when you go to the recovery console and enter in the following command?
/etc/init.d/gdm start
does it return any errors?
Thanks. I went ahead an reinstalled linux mint. I'll keep your command in my notes if I ever have this problem again.
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Sometimes, particularly if you have nothing special in your /home, or even have a separate /home partition, -> it's just plain easier to do another install.


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