cursor, wallpaper and other functions disabled

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 09:30:35 UTC 2014


On 28 December 2014 at 00:47, Thomas Blasejewicz <thomas at s7.dion.ne.jp> wrote:
>
> On 2014/12/27 17:47, Colin Law wrote:
>>
>> On 27 December 2014 at 04:37, Thomas Blasejewicz <thomas at s7.dion.ne.jp>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> ...
>>> Anway
>>> AFTER I created the new user and logged off -> logged in again ...
>>> SOMETIMES
>>> I get the usual screen, mouse pointer etc.
>>> But only sometimes.
>>> At other times (I have not had much time to play with this thing; the
>>> machine is at home .. I am at work ..) I get something that looks like at
>>> least 500 screens are superimposed on each other ...
>>
>> It might be worth checking by booting off a live image and 'Trying
>> Ubuntu' that it still runs ok, to eliminate hardware issues.
>>
>> Colin
>>
> "Try ubuntu" from live CD causes no problems I can see.
>
> When I log out and then log in again, sometimes things improve,
> but each time (100%) I restart the computer, everything is back to a state,
> where a million things do not work.
>
> Anything else I could try?

Have a look in /var/log/syslog and ~/.xsession_errors.

Colin



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