My 12.04 x64 system won't boot into GUI, but I can still use virtual console with my own account, so apparently it's the Windows Management System that's causing it, how can I reinstall it from tty, ...
I just jumped into a command line virtual console using Ctrl-Alt-F1, and i would now like to return to the gui. startx gives me something along the lines of 'this server is already active for display ...
I want to run R in a virtual console and RCommander in a separate virtual console. Or maybe I want to run a game in a virtual console and shut off the desktop. Or maybe I want to pipe an ssh -x ...