Login screen disappeared - karmic
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 12:55:03 UTC 2010
Rafiq Hajat wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I desperately need your help. I've lost my log in screen and cant boot
> into my gui. This has happened immediately after I installed Bit
> Defender and rebooted.
> I dont get any GRUB screen or restore options..
Sorry but you have a Grub problem. I doubt loading Bit
Defender had anything to do with it. Since your using Karmic
your using Grub 2 which I do not understand.
I made a Super Grub cd-rom that lets you work with Grub 2.
Google Super Grub and make yourself one and see what is wrong
.all that happens is
> the boot sequence seems to proceed with the ubuntu logo onscreen and
> then goes blank and shows my terminal command line i.e. aitch-laptop
> login - at which point I enter my password and I don't know what to do
> from thereon.
> I have an urgent deadline to meet and must access my working files
> today and complete the assignment.
> I'm using puppy on the same laptop to communicate with you in the hope
> that you will be kind enough to shed some some light on my quandary.
> Thanks very much!
> Rafiq Hajat
> Executive Director
> Institute for Policy Interaction,
> P. O. Box E14, Post Dot Net,
> Blantyre - Malawi.
> Tel/Fax: +265 1 874 964
> Cell: +265 999 968 800
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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