[users]Desktop won't load after graphical login

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Tue Sep 18 12:49:53 UTC 2007


On Sunday 16 September 2007 17:01:26 Nishita Desai wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> A friend of mine is using an UBUNTU based distribution called Mint
> (the latest version claims to be based on Feisty). The default login
> is graphical, but on login, one is stuck at a black screen. The
> default login points to "Run Xclient scripts" with no specific option
> pointing to Gnome or KDE. The only thing that seems to work is the
> failsafe xterm session. Could anyone please tell me what scripts
> Ubuntu loads before starting gnome?
> 
> He has both Gnome and KDE installed and was using KDE when the problem
> occured. Also, where is the the place where the default desktop
> environment for X is specified (like running startkde or
> gnome-session)
[...]
> Thanks,
> Nishita

#sudo nano /etc/X11/default-display-manager
either use /usr/bin/kdm or /usr/sbin/gdm

You can also use BUM to select what services start.

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