Startup / Shutdown Issues
Robert E. Butts
himco2 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 26 17:37:03 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 21:29 -0400, Robert E. Butts wrote:
> Fresh install of Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper; CPU is AMD Sempron. After hours of
> configuring, I've messed up both my shutdown and startup.
> At shutdown, I only get the logout option; no halt or restart
> At start, I get text-mode only; no graphical login. I can manually
> startx and get into gnome thereafter.
> I'm inclined to believe my two problems are related. I have no clue
> what I did to cause this problem, and no clue how to fix it.
Found my problem, though not its cause. I had uninstalled my window
manager, gdm. How that happened I don't know, save to say I'm certain I
didn't do it proactively. Reinstalled gdm, and my problem seems to be
fixed. May yours be solved as easily ..
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