I can't see anything

Paul Lemmons paul at lemmons.name
Thu Mar 5 20:12:38 UTC 2009

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Subject: Re:I can't see anything
From: Glenn R Williams <gloonie at earthlink.net>
To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: 03/05/2009 12:40 PM
> On Thursday 05 March 2009 14:27:06 Alfredo Martínez Pacheco wrote:
>> Hello to all:
>> I am a newbie user of Kubuntu. I was reading a pocket guide, quite useful,
>> and exploring basic features of the system. I activated Desktop effects and
>> all the screen went into black. I can't see anything so I can't undo this
>> mess. I know, it's my fault. I cannot start a failsafe session. Any idea
>> about how to restart in a safe mode and put all as before?
>> Lots of thanks. If you want, you can write me at this address: darkthal
>> (at) hotmail (dot) com
>> Thanks again.
>> Alf
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> Alf,
> You could try pressing CTRL-ALT-Backspace. That will kill your KDE  session 
> and bring you back to the login. From there you can shutdown and restart. When 
> you see a message saying "system will start in x seconds", press ESC key. This 
> wil bring you the Grub menu, and from there you can select Failsafe mode.
> HTH,
> Glenn
You might also try <shift-alt-F12> this toggles desktop effects on or off.

Sometimes I wonder.  Were our faith able to stand upright and look around, would it be looking down at the mustard seed or standing in awe of the height and breadth of it.

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