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I have installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my old computer recently and it worked fine for several days but now I have a big problem. I was in the process of installing a program and in the same time browsing the internet when the system somehow stopped responding. It crashed (i.e. froze) for a rather long time. I got annoyed (which was really stupid) and restarted but it didn't get to the log in screen. So I pressed the turn on button and held it for a while which turned everything off. Then I turned the computer on again but it didn't get to the log in screen. I restarted a couple of times but with no effect. Apparently Xubuntu is not that robust as Windows. Now I am using the live CD to browse the internet and search for help. Does anyone know a solution to my problem?

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If you feel that "Apparently Xubuntu is not that robust as Windows" it may be better to revert to Windows. It's quite possible that your hardware is better suited to Windows. –  user25656 Dec 28 '12 at 17:00

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Ok boot your computer to login screen and then type as CTRL + ALT + F1

login there with your username and password . Then run this command

 sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

hope that helps .

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I will try that. What is this command supposed to do? –  ex_Windows_user Dec 28 '12 at 17:15
    
I tried that what snow suggested but it didn't work. After restarted I couldn't get to the login screen as before. Nevertheless, I pressed CTRL+ALT+F1 but nothing happened. I have tried that before on Ubuntu but this time it did not produce any result. –  ex_Windows_user Dec 28 '12 at 17:39

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