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After I run sudo shutdown -r now to restart Ubuntu, it can't automatically start the gui. But I can still login in the command line. This is the first time I come across this problem. I have used sudo shutdown -r now for many times before. When I try to start gui sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm start. It stop here. enter image description here

And in /etc/default/grub

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I don't know whether GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" means it will start gui automatically

And in the command line, it seems that it's tring to start nginx and postgresql automatically and stop here. * starting postgresql 9.1 database server startging nginx: nginx. speech-dispather disabled; edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher saned disabled; edit /etc/defaultned *checking battery state I don't know if it has something to with my problem.

And my Ubuntu is installed in vmware.

What happen here?

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did you try startx? –  Avinash Raj Jan 18 '14 at 3:50
did you recently install gnome-shell? It may install gdm with it and that can be a cause. –  souravc Jan 18 '14 at 4:01
@AvinashRaj I have tried it. Bui it can't work and give the following error messages. Caught signal 11(segmentation fault). Server aborting Please consult the The X.org Foundation support at http://wiki.x.org for help Please also check the log file at "ar/log/xorg.0.log"for addtional information. ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file. xinit: giving up xinit: unable to connect to X server: No such file or directory Xinit: Server error I install postgresql yesterday, maybe it have something to do with it. –  doyoubi Jan 18 '14 at 4:28
Please post the X log file cited in the error message you put in the comment. X server can't start - this is way you do not have a graphic login. In that file you should find why. –  Rmano Jan 18 '14 at 4:48
@Rmano Here are the last few lines /lib/i386-linux-gnubd1.so.2(dlopen+0x47) /usrb/xorg/modules/extensionsbglx.so /usrb/xorg/modules/extensionsbglx.so /usr/bin/X (InitExtension+0x95) /usr/bin/X (0xb75f0000+ox255d9) Segmentation fault at address oxc193303c... –  doyoubi Jan 18 '14 at 5:23

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