Lost my GUI in 14.10
hterhell at chello.nl
Sat Aug 30 12:31:09 UTC 2014
Reinstalled the latest ISO of Lubuntu 14.10 i386 today. After
updating/upgrading and installing NVDIA 304 driver, the blank screen
problem persists and thereafter I can only enter terminal mode after alt-F1.
Henk Terhell schreef op 29-8-2014 om 20:58:
> Hi Israel
> the output is: lightdm is already the newest version
> (no upgrade or install done)
> I recall that I had to install all versions of lubuntu on this PC
> (with Geforce 6100/nForce 405 graphic card) with nomodeset and
> installed the nvdia driver 304 thereafter, because of immediate screen
> freezes without nomodeset. Perhaps there is a link to my problem of
> the latest update of 14.10.
> Israel schreef op 29-8-2014 om 19:56:
>> On 08/29/2014 12:09 PM, Henk Terhell wrote:
>>> The output file on startx is attached.
>>> Brendan Perrine schreef op 29-8-2014 om 18:38:
>>>> On Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:30:16 +0200
>>>> Henk Terhell <hterhell at chello.nl> wrote:
>>>>> for which a patch is underway). However, with the update of 14.10
>>>> It may be helpful to find out why and what error messages happen
>>>> when startx is used so people can understand what the error is.
>> Hi Henk,
>> That is truly an odd error to have.. it is almost as if no display
>> manager is installed.
>> Can you double check to make sure you have a display manager installed?
>> sudo apt-get install ligthdm
>> Should be enough to get an idea.
>> Usually the display manager takes care of hooking the tty to X.
>> This is just my first guess here...
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