[xubuntu-users] xubuntu 12.04 black screen after update

Benjamin Shadwick benshadwick at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 16:51:08 UTC 2014


No idea. I don't have any experience running in VMWare, so I'm not sure if
that could be a factor.

During the update did you have to make any decisions about whether to keep
your old configuration for a package versus using a new configuration?


On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 8:27 AM, aj3423 <aj3423 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's the screenshot of /var/log/syslog:
>
> http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/aj3423/syslog_zps61712630.png
>
>
> 2014/1/20 Benjamin Shadwick <benshadwick at gmail.com>
>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 8:08 AM, aj3423 <aj3423 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm new to ubuntu and I don't know what should I looking for in
>>> /var/log, so I deleted all the logs in that folder with:
>>>
>>> cd /var/log
>>> sudo rm *.log
>>>
>>> and then reboot, there generates 7 logs, here's the screenshot of these
>>> logs:
>>>
>>> auth.log  // empty
>>> boot.log  //
>>> http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/aj3423/bootlog_zps920905ac.png
>>> kern.log  //
>>> http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/aj3423/kern_zpsf09ce5b1.png
>>> mail.log // empty
>>>  pm-powersave.log  //
>>> http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/aj3423/pm-powersavelog_zpsd46a8cd7.png
>>> ufw.log  // empty
>>> Xorg.0.log  //
>>> http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/aj3423/Xorg0log_zps0a667622.png
>>>
>>>
>>> Anything useful?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 2014/1/19 Benjamin Shadwick <benshadwick at gmail.com>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 19, 2014 6:35 AM, "aj3423" <aj3423 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > I installed xubuntu 12.04 on vmware, it runs fine until I updated it
>>>> (updated everything). Now it doesn't boot normally.
>>>> >
>>>> > The progress bar goes up to 1/4 then it comes the black screen,
>>>> there's a  "[ OK ]" at the top-right corner of the black screen, and
>>>> nothing else.
>>>> >
>>>> > I can get into command line mode by CTRL+ALT+F1,  what can I do to
>>>> fix that?
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks.
>>>> >
>>>> > //aj
>>>> >
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>>>> Any hints in /var/log?
>>>>
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>>> Not that I can see, but /var/log/syslog is also important.
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