Black screen upon starting up Kubuntu

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Mar 11 21:05:53 UTC 2010

On 11 March 2010 03:14, Keith Clark <keithclark at> wrote:
> I have an up to date installation of Ubuntu/Kubuntu 10.04 Alpha 3 and I
> cannot seem to start up Kubuntu.  It starts, I see the initial startup
> screen, it fades to a black background.  Akonadi starts up fine but
> turns black right after that.  I can hit Alt-F2 and the command window
> pops up.  I can hit ctl-alt-del and the logout window pops up fine but I
> cannot do much else as I cannot see any menu bars or backgrounds.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Keith

To everybody who is posting about similar issues: please find the bug
and comment on it. Failing that, file the bug! That is why you use
10.04, right? To file bugs?

Dotan Cohen

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