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ubuntu update crashes desktop

as i tried to fix the problem without knowing what it is. these conclusions ive discovered conclusions: 1- problem with gnome 2- problem with cairo-dock 3- problem with gdm 4- problem with ...
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gnome crashes while updating ubuntu

tried to update Ubuntu and its seems some package's has been block by the isp provider. my problem now a lot of things had crashed one of them is window toolbar and minimize and maximize icons and ...
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After Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 missing user in login screen

I have upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04 now after booting (even after updates and rebooting) my user id is not listed. It has a uid higher than the minimum in lightdm.conf. I have the user light display ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 12.04.3 boot to black screen full of errors in white text, after upgrading on dell inspiron 1501

I am running a Dell Inspiron 1501 I use Linux only. No Microsoft or Apple operating systems (or really anything closed-source). I've only been using Linux for a little over a year but I'm starting to ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my VAIO, alongside Windows 7. I know Ubuntu upgrades won't damage my Windows drive and I'm fine about it, but I've seen people saying 'Unity 2D removal' and 'purge ...
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Problem with lightDM or do not understand upgrade and/or dist-upgrade (13.04) [closed]

I will preface that I am VERY new Ubuntu and linux as a whole. I have been tinkering with various things in Ubuntu the past couple days namely the apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade commands. ...
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Clean install of 12.10 - reused 12.04 /home. Cannot start unity/login for legacy/imported user [duplicate]

I have separate disks for / and /home. I did have 12.04 installed but decided to do a clean install (format and install) of 12.10. I created my user at install. I should be able to login, right? ...
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Upgrade to 12.10 failed. Now it wont start, hangs

May have started 2 instances of upgrade (to Quivering Quagga - I call it that because my machine is now extinct), stops and hangs halfway through startup. Always at same point. Can I work out the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Missing Can Only Use GNOME Just A Plain Background With A Mouse

I've got a recent problem with Ubuntu 12.10. I just upgraded from 12.04 and it keeps complaining about lightdm not being installed properly. I'm pretty new to Linux. I have no clue what to do here.
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Window manager not working

When upgrading Kubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 I agreed to stop the kdm daemon and now I can't get any window manager to initialize. I do however still have my Burg boot screen. So now how do I finish my ...
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How to swap the language before login as per the old GDM login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the login manager to enable change languages at login? I used to run Ubuntu 10.04 on an computer. When upgarde to 12.04 I have got a totally new login ...
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Unity greeter background not changing for users automatically after upgrade

I have recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Normal upgrade, no new installation. In 11.10 I was using Simple LightDM Manager tool to set a custom wallpaper on the login screen. This tool ...
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How to troubleshoot “failed to load session” errors?

On the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, my XMonad + Unity configuration no longer works. When I attempt to log into this session, I get "failed to load session 'xmonad'". Where can I look to figure out ...
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lightdm and gdm broken after upgrade to 11.10

I upgraded to oneiric. When my machine boots, I get a black console with text messages listing the services that are starting up, and then my machine sits there in that state and lightdm never comes ...