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I installed ubuntu-desktop, kubuntu-desktop and xubuntu-desktop on my Lubuntu.

I wanted to remove them and found this. I first used the command to remove ubuntu-desktop. While running it, I noticed that it was also deleting KDE packages.

The command took a while and I had to go away, so I locked the screen (And it used the lock screen from ubuntu-desktop). After 2 hours I came back and pressed a button to wake from standby. After that it reacted to NOTHING so I had to do a forced shutdown.

And now it won't start anymore (black screen). I can still get into Windows and safemode. I tried safemode, enabling network and running apt-get install lubuntu-desktop, but it looks like it already is there. I tried dpkg and apt-get autoremove and doing apt-get install lubuntu-desktop again, but it still looks like it already is there. When I reboot now I do get the Lubuntu logo but after that, black screen again.

I also tried removing lubuntu-desktop and installing it again but that didn't help either.

What should I do? (except reinstalling)

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Did you try to reinstall LXDM? – To Do Jun 10 '13 at 15:23
No. Will that work? – Jop V. Jun 10 '13 at 15:36
I don't know. It doesn't hurt trying. – To Do Jun 10 '13 at 15:50
Because you force shut it down make sure that there aren't any package errors. Try running this: sudo dpkg --configure -a && sudo apt-get install -f && sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade – DaboRoss Jun 10 '13 at 17:14
@RaboRoss Hm, will try. Will I not lose my documents? – Jop V. Jun 10 '13 at 20:05

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