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I cannot enter to the normal Login interface. If I do it will enter into tty1 mode. I just can enter using recovery mode. How can I solve this problem?

This happened 3 month before and after I just updating the Ubuntu. It was just a normal update.

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10 and I think the problem is related to the plymouth manager.

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closed as too localized by James, Marco Ceppi Feb 3 '12 at 1:23

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We need more information. What Ubuntu version and have you updated something? – Octavian Damiean Mar 28 '11 at 8:13
Did you try the recovery mode (usually available from the Grub boot manager menu) and reconfigure your xorg.conf ? – Delete Mar 31 '11 at 8:07
Try pressing shift during boot and get to grub menu. edit it with e command and replace quiet splash with text and press ctrl+x. If your system boots you will be prompted for username and password. Then try sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start and see if you could get into login window or may be startx on your tty1 mode may also help. – sagarchalise Mar 31 '11 at 8:12
maybe: sudo service gdm start sudo service gdm restart – darent Aug 26 '11 at 17:46
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) – James Feb 3 '12 at 1:18

Do you have a Nvidia graphiccard? If so, your xorg.conf could have been messed up somehow. A

sudo nvidia-xconfig

could help.

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i don't have nvidia graphic card.. – fly_high_hahaha Apr 2 '11 at 15:09

First step is to login with a shell and look at /var/log/syslog for errors.

Researching /etc/init.d/gdm restart issues might help.

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