Updating to 15.04
reb68 at att.net
Sat Apr 4 23:26:26 UTC 2015
On 04/04/2015 01:14 PM, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On 04/04/2015 11:01 AM, Richard Barmann wrote:
>> I did the apt-get update and the upgrade. It loaded the
>> update/upgrade and when I restarted it took a long time to get to the
>> login screen. Messages about waiting 120 seconds to do different
>> actions. But when it got to the login screen and the next screen it
>> went blank again just like before. I am very frustrated with this. Is
>> there away to go back to 14.10 and start over. I have it on a iso
>> disk. My problem is I do not know how to partition if I need to in a
>> install. That is why a upgrade is better for me.
>> Thank you for trying to help,
>> Dick Barmann
> You never did mention any info about your computer....! I found an
> equivalent program to list your hardware (hardinfo) but it uses a gui
> screen so it would work for you are the moment.
> Try this: if you can boot, and then get to a terminal screen (where
> you did the update/upgrade), issue the following:
> service sddm stop <--- shuts down the sddm program
> service lightdm start <--- starts lightdm instead of sddm
> If there is a problem with sddm, that would give you a try with a
> different window manager.
> But this must be something peculiar to you graphics setup... so please
> give us that info... (but maybe you don't know what hardware you have)
> The above did not help. I have a Geforce 6200 Vidio Card.
160 GiB drive /ntfs 58.69 Used 55.69/Linux Swap 3.72 Gib/ Ext4 Home
65.67 Used 36.21/Ext4 21.06 Used 7.98
74.53 GiB drive Ext4 53.90 Used 36.17/Extended 21.13 Used 21.13/ Ext4
19.13 used 12.37/Linux Swap 2.00
If you need more info please tell me how to get it. Thank You
> "... the most important thing in any relationship is not what you get, but what you give." Eleanor Roosevelt
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