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I've been using Kubuntu for a while because I don't like the Ubuntu desktop. I was using my laptop and then it just shut down. When I plugged it to the AC it was booting fine, until the part where Kubuntu shows the system symbols. When the HDD symbol is loading the screen just becomes black with a red "-" blinking in the top left corner.

I ran the computer in recovery mode and when it gave me the root shell I tried startx to see if it works, and when the HDD symbol is loading the screen comes back to the shell with xinit: connection to X server lost

It is an old

  • Notebook HP Pavilion dv2000 64bits
  • Kubuntu 13.10
  • AMD Turion
  • 2gb ram
  • 150gb HDD
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