[ubuntu-uk] Lost Signal

John Taylor john.68taylor at btinternet.com
Fri Jan 4 20:53:33 GMT 2008

Tony Arnold wrote:
> John,
> John Taylor wrote:
>> This being sent from SM within Vista - have lost contact with Ubuntu
>> Was trying  to adjust screen size on monitor  through  "Screen and Video 
>> card" when I got a warning message that something  had broken (not 
>> completed) when I rebooted a little later blank screen with signal out 
>> of range which usually a couple of wiggles with the mouse  cured  but 
>> not this time
> I would boot up Ubuntu and when the blank screen appears hit Ctrl-Alt-F1
> and get into a virtual console. Log in there and do:
> 	sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> and answer the questions. Mostly the defaults will work.
> Then reboot or restart X using:
> 	sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart
> Regards,
> Tony.

Tried suggestion twice but it tries to load but to no avail(I say OK to 
all suggestion)

Cant boot with "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart" - have to switch off

Any other ideas?.........When it tries to load desktop I hear a sound of 
drums in the distance very faint!

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