Lost login user icons

Homer fsunoles at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 18:48:41 UTC 2014

Thank you for the reply, Jason.  I've been consulting the google and can't
find any posts describing the same problem.  If anyone else has a
suggestion, please comment.  I'm currently stuck and really need to be able
to login to this machine (locally, not remotely).

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:42 PM, seawing <Jason at seawingdesigns.com> wrote:

> That is interesting, I don't get the grub menu most of the time either
> (after 14.04 install).  It mostly doesn't matter for me because I am not
> dual booted right now.  The initial screen gives me the option to press esc
> to view the boot order and if I do that and then exit out I usually come to
> the Grub menu.  I have been having so many other issues that I have not
> thought to bring it up.
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Homer <fsunoles at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Every since I installed Kubuntu 14.04 I have often had a problem when
>> updating.  After an update, I believe an update with a new kernel, I don't
>> have the user icons on the screen so I can't login.  To get past this I
>> have remote connected to the machine and this has always made the user
>> icons appear, and I'm then able to login.  Until today.  Now I can't get
>> the icons to appear, and I can only remote login.
>> I've also discovered I'm unable to enter grub during the boot process.
>> I've tried adding 10 seconds to the grub timeout, but I'm left with a
>> blank/black screen for those 10 seconds, and then it boots.  I'd like to
>> try a previous kernel.
>> Ideas?  Suggestions?
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