When booting to the graphical desktop fails we sometimes are recommended to boot into a "root shell" or to boot in "recovery mode". How do I do that?
I was using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed the KDE Desktop and I was happy with that. But I wanted to get my old login screen back so I removed the package kdm. When I boot my PC now, it keeps booting and ...
I wanna select the Gnome Environment on the recovery mode at the Grub Screen since I installed Kubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 11.10 and failed. I can see the Kubuntu logo, the blue screen but it just ...
I managed to uninstall xserver-xorg completely, and now all I see when booting Ubuntu is a blank screen. I've tried reinstalling it through shell prompt (recovery mode) but every time I get errors ...
I am trying to understand this situation... Today I got a problem with de sudoers file since I modified and got problem whit this modification. So the only way to solve the problem was to modify the ...
I recently updated a few machines to 11.10. On one of them, the promt to chose between gdm and lightdm. I tried selecting light dm, but the upgrade tool inevitably returned to the same prompt. I then ...
I want to start the Recovery mode on an Ubuntu-only machine. The problem is that machine seems to skip grub and boot directly into ubuntu (as it is the only OS installed. How can I boot into the ...