No login screen after splash
jeffhsu3 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 17 20:50:52 UTC 2010
Sorry if I mess up on any of the terminology, I'm new to ubuntu. I
recently installed ubuntu on my laptop and my desktop and both worked
great. However after a couple of restarts it boots up to the splash,
but no login box is shown. This happens on both my laptop and my
desktop on karmic and lucid 10.04. I can ctrl+alt+f1 and login fine.
I stop gdm and startx to get the gui going and everything works fine.
However, the applets do not load. I have tried numerous solutions
found on the web such as setting the
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="i915.modeset=1" and turning off power
The laptop uses integrated intel graphics. The desktop uses an ati
radeon, I've tried turning on and off the drivers. Any help would be
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