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I have installed gnome on my ubuntu 12.10. When i installed it, it initially worked fine for first two times but after that whenever i boot, it fails to start the display manager. The screen turns completely black. On pressing esc it gives a log of services being started. Its mentioned there

Starting GNOME display manager     [fail]

Then I use tty1 and start gdm manually by

sudo gdm

I have re-installed gdm various times but its not helping.

I will be glad to provide any other information that is required.

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closed as off-topic by Braiam, karel, Pilot6, Eric Carvalho, Paranoid Panda Nov 28 '15 at 21:45

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  • "This describes a problem that can't be reproduced that seemingly went away on its own or was only relevant to a very specific period of time. It's off-topic as it's unlikely to help future readers." – Braiam, karel, Pilot6, Eric Carvalho
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