Unable to reach the login screen(Ubuntu 10.4)

Amrit Pal Pathak amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 10:16:09 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> On 25/09/11 15:37, Amrit Pal Pathak wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Koh Choon Lin<2choonlin at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>> I have Ubuntu 10.4.By mistaken i deleted some packages from synaptic
>>>> package manager and then my screen gave me a weird look.Surely
>>>> something wrong had happened.Everything got changed e.g softwares
>>>> ,menus etc.
>>> Do you still remember what you had removed?
>> Some perl packages.
> Guys, I don't think perl packages are that fatal. If I am wrong, somebody
> correct me fast.
> Amrit, go to recovery console again..get to the 'root with networking' part.
> Then at the prompt...issue the following commands....
> apt-get -f install
> dpkg --configure -a
> apt-get update
> apt-get upgrade
Done with it.But it didn't help.Same sinister screen appers when  i login
> Then reboot as follows  (to make sure it is not a video problem)
> When boot grub menu appears, press 'e' at the first menu, use arrow keys to
> the linux line and modify as follows...
> From
> linux /boot/vmlinuz-x.x.x-x-generic root=UUID=xxxxxxxx ro   splash quiet
> to
> linux /boot/vmlinuz-x.x.x-x-generic root=UUID=xxxxxxxx ro   nomodeset
> Press 'ctrl' + 'x' to boot (do not press 'esc')
I think it is not video problem

Amrit Pal

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