Where is my Ubuntu desktop? Its booting and going always default to terminal screen, if i press Ctrl+Alt+F7 still in terminal Ctrl+Alt+F1 still in terminal.
No GUI, how do I recover it?
sun@e700gent:/etc/X11$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop [sudo] password for sun: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libcdio-paranoia1 packagekit-backend-aptcc gdebi-core libxrandr-ltsq2 linux-headers-3.5.0-23-generic linux-headers-3.5.0-23 libcdio-cdda1 libllvm3.1 Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 209 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/4,016 B of archives. After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used. (Reading database ... 230006 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace ubuntu-desktop 1.267.1 (using .../ubuntu-desktop_1.267.1_amd64.deb) ... Unpacking replacement ubuntu-desktop ... Setting up ubuntu-desktop (1.267.1) ... sun@e700gent:~$ unity --reset WARNING: no DISPLAY variable set, setting it to :0 (process:2541): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon: //bin/dbus-launch terminated abnormally with the following error: Autolaunch error: X11 initialization failed. WARNING: environment is incorrect: No D-BUS daemon running Did you just try to reset in a tty? unity-panel-service: no process found compiz (core) - Fatal: Couldn't open display :0 sun@e700gent:~$ sudo startx [sudo] password for sun: X.Org X Server 1.11.3 Release Date: 2011-12-16 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.42-37-generic x86_64 Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux e700gent 3.5.0-36-generic #57~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 20 18:21:09 UTC 2013 x86_64 Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-36-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=68af0547-17ed-4a85-8369-244d57223f91 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7 Build Date: 11 April 2013 01:05:39PM xorg-server 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10.13 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support) Current version of pixman: 0.24.4 Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org to make sure that you have the latest version. Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting, (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational, (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown. (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Tue Jul 16 17:37:57 2013 (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d" Fatal server error: no screens found Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support at http://wiki.x.org for help. Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information. ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.
It seems like solving this problem is like rocket science, its unfixed. Instead of wasting time debugging it, i finally re-install the ubuntu.