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Old 01-14-2020, 01:13 PM   #1
mmm123
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Black screen after login


I am not able to by-pass black screen after login on Dell latitude laptop with mint 18 installed. Previous suggestions was to boot in single mode from GRUB menu. Booted in single mode, but not able to pass root password cause cannot type my user pw. So. Consequently not able to run var/Xorg/ to post. I am a newbie. So if responding on the treat plz consider to give detailed tip/answer. I am without laptop already 7 days since someone just responded load your bar/Xorg files. That wasn’t helpful. Can post the screen of the single mode if help.
 
Old 01-14-2020, 01:26 PM   #2
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The files they were referring to are the "Xorg.log" files found in /var/log.

Without those files no one will really be able to help as the details you have given are lacking. We don't expect you to know what the stuff in the log means if you're new.. but the file(s) should paint a clearer picture.

In the meantime you could always boot with a live Linux if your choosing which will allow you access to the needed files.
 
  


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