[xubuntu-users] Suddenly Xubuntu Boots Up Wrong

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jul 19 10:44:10 UTC 2010

Robin wrote:
> Hi fellow Xubuntu fans,
> Xubuntu has been awesome (except for the sound, fixed for me by removing 
> PulseAudio) up 'til now. But for the past few days it has started booting up to 
> a blank screen (even turning the monitor to sleep) and it takes two or more 
> forced reboots (by pressing and holding the power button) to make it boot up 
> properly.
> This could become a show-stopper and send me to a new distro if I can't find a 
> fix or a workaround. Where do I start?

Try searching your /var/log/Xorg.N.log log files (N=0,1,2 etc.) for 
anything that might suggest why Xorg was failing to start (which from 
your slightly vague report could be what is happening).


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