[xubuntu-users] Re Desktop

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 07:49:27 UTC 2013

Lee Harding wrote:

>     Dear People: Have just installed Xubuntu on my daughter's computer.
>     When I boot from the hard disk, I see a welcoming screen for Ubuntu
>     12.04 and login with name and password. Same screen, but no desktop.
>     Instead I see: (name)@ubuntu : ~$.  How do I get from there to the
>     Xfce desktop? Please advise? Many thanks...
>     wordsmyth

You might have managed to install the system such that the graphical 
interface (X) does not start by default.  

If you have a black screen with some white writing in the top left 
corner it is time to enjoy the command line interface.  Try typing 
"startx", without the quotes and followed by the RETURN key.  

blind Pete
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