[xubuntu-users] 14.04 stopped working

Rog linux.rog at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 17:53:47 UTC 2015

On 11/12/2015 11:45 AM, John R. Sowden wrote:
> Major Problem:
> A couple of days ago, I attempted to install an upgrade of Libre Office 
> using the command line.  As I have actually held off upgrading, 
> occasionally,  in the past few years due to no instructions on how to 
> upgrade under Linux, I was quite pleased to see concise instructions.
> What I did not know was: (1) I did not have enough disk space to do the 
> install, and (2) the install program does not check for adequate disk space 
> before commencing the installation process. It stopped somewhere in the 
> process saying that files cannot be created.
> Now, when I boot this computer, I get the sign on, then I get the gui screen 
> with moving mouse pointer, but no icons, nothing in the top bar, etc.  I can 
> ctrl-alt F1
> and I can move to various locations in the text mode, but my business 
> information is in the gui world.
> Help?
> John
If you can get to a terminal, try

    apt-get remove

followed by the package name that you used with apt-get install.

linux.rog at gmail.com

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