Lost login user icons
fsunoles at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 19:12:28 UTC 2014
I figured out how to get into the grub menu. Have to repeatedly hit
Shift. Just holding it doesn't work. Choosing a different kernel doesn't
change anything. I'm still not getting a user icon at the graphical login
screen. I can remote login, but can't locally.
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Homer <fsunoles at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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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