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problem stuck in terminal screen during booting

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Joined: 2006-11-20

EAX is 0x5f04
calling INT 0x15
I got this message when i startup my ubuntu. How do I get to my desktop? need help asap!
i get a black screen and i can add my login id and password. but i dont know the phrase to get out of it and i am checking google and ubuntu support for help.

free-zombie's picture
Joined: 2006-03-08
try sudo /etc/init.d/gdm

sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart

(this will almost only work as such on Ubuntu and certain configurations of debian and gentoo)

Joined: 2006-11-20

went into ctrl alt f1 and did it. now i logged in, i have a blank screen with a white box in the upper left corner. i dont have my desktop viewable, but using sudo ls my files are still intact