so I ran
apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade
the upgrade failed and I lost the gui, I have an encrypted
When I run
apt-get * (any command) I have all kinds of errors mostly missing depends and thats because apparently my network stack is gone.
I have no NIC if I run
ifconfig. It doesn't even show up with
If I were to do a "clean" install of 10.04 LTS which is what I had on my on my build, will I lose all my data?
BTW I was just using Ubuntu's default encryption to manage the encryption using my PSWD as the key so if I were to use the same user name and PSWD would my data be accessible?
I can see my data from command line, when or if Xorg does start it just loads a basic window with nothing but a black X in the middle of the screen which I can only assume is my mouse cursor but it doesn't move!
Reddit /r/linux had some ideas none of which worked was, no help. And apparently /r/ubuntu is full of jerks because all they did was ridicule me.
If I can get my install back I probably will be switching back to either Slackware or Gentoo. The Ubuntu forums were of no help they had the same suggestion as /r/linux. I am about to just run my back up script to my back up drives and nuke everything else but I'd rather not.