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I installed ubuntu 12.04 for the first time, after installing it restarted and then there starts the terminal based login page; but after entering the username and password and loging in it still continues to be in the terminal showing this:


(with blinking undescore above)

I tried it several times but nothing happens.

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Have you installed Ubuntu Server or the Ubuntu Desktop? –  Evandro Silva Nov 6 '12 at 17:42
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