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I was running a normal Xubuntu session and suddenly, I couldn't launch Firefox anymore - a dialog informed that the application crashed.

So I restarted the computer, but since then Xubuntu doesn't start up graphically anymore - all I get is a terminal session. I can switch to other ttys with Ctrl + Alt F1..F6, but the 'main' one is a terminal session too.

Not the first time I've encountered this issue - last time I did gave up and reinstalled my system.

What could be going on? How to fix it?

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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Oct 26 '12 at 19:05

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Oct 26 '12 at 18:47

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