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I just updated to Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. But after the update, my computer is unresponsive.

I used to be able to click on my name, then I would be prompted to enter my password. This is no longer available, and I no longer have access to anything on my laptop.

Any ideas on how to correct this?

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Press Ctrl+Alt+F1, can you login that way? –  Mitch Sep 14 '12 at 8:35
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are you sure the update completed?

try logging in with

Crtl+Alt+F1

then perform your update again.

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I used the crtl command which got never to the black screen, but how do I perform the update from there? –  chris Sep 15 '12 at 5:06
    
When I log in there, it says to check my BIOS settings or run: /usr/bin/check-bios-nx --verbose –  chris Sep 15 '12 at 5:10
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