Help! I killed my GUI!
jerickson at logicalnetworking.net
Sat Sep 20 00:36:55 BST 2008
On the server - Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal
Or, CTRL+ALT+F1. Make sure you're running from the LTSP server though,
as CTRL+ALT+F1 from a thin-client will only give you the tty for the
chroot - which isn't where we want to re-install edubuntu-desktop.
Mike White wrote:
> How do I get to the command line to run apt-get?
> Michael White
> Bradshaw Christian School
> Technology Coordinator
> mwhite at bradshawchristian.com
> P. (916) 204-8054
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: edubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:edubuntu-users-
>> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Scott Balneaves
>> Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 4:13 PM
>> To: edubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Subject: Re: Help! I killed my GUI!
>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 03:27:51PM -0700, Mike White wrote:
>>> Edubuntu 7.10: I removed some packages through synaptic package manager
>> and rebooted a few of the LTSP clients. Now I can boot them up to a login
>> screen, but once I login the screen is black with only a mouse cursor.
>>> Is there a way to get to the command line interface to back-track and
>> restore some of the removed packages?
>> You'll probably want to try apt-get install edubuntu-desktop.
>> What packages did you remove?
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>> Systems Department | but no causes I am prepared to kill for."
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