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I just installed the new Ubuntu and I get stuck after I enter my username/password

The screen is in black background and white letters it says:

Ubuntu Precise (development branch) localhost tty1
localhost login: myusername
Password: ********

Everything is okay, next message:

Welcome to Ubuntu...


I tried to type startx but still not working, how do I open the interface? Command?

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What happens, exactly, when you try to use startx? Is there an error message? What does it say, in the Terminal, when you try to run startx? –  Eliah Kagan Aug 21 '12 at 17:33
Are you still seeking an answer to this question? –  RolandiXor Aug 22 '12 at 5:19
possible duplicate of How to start GUI from command line? –  hbdgaf Sep 10 '12 at 1:13

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Looks like you are in the console mode by entering ctrl+alt+F1. Try typing ctrl+alt+F7. If it does not work, then Login by using your username(the one which you chose while installing Ubuntu) and password. Type


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When I type unity it says that is not installed –  Ember Mar 4 '12 at 22:32

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