I just upgraded a system to Ubuntu 19.10 from 18.04. I'm not able to boot into the desktop without seeing this notification:

Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has occurred and the system can't recover. Please log out and try again.

If I press the Windows key, I can see the desktop and can click on the icons but the notification will always block me from using the apps.

This is the dialog I am getting:

screenshot of "Oh no! Something has gone wrong." screen

  • Was upgrade successful or interrupted? – Kulfy Nov 9 at 17:27
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    The upgrade path is tested from 18.04 to 18.10 (and 18.04 to 20.04 will be tested before it's launched), from 18.10 to 19.04, and from 19.04 to 19.10 - so skipping releases mean you're stepping outside of tested & supported upgrade paths and may encounter more difficulties (if not re-installed). If you've added extensions, both use different gnome versions (3.28/3.34) so extensions can cause this b/c API/ABI's don't match (between extension/gnome+libs) due changes. – guiverc Nov 9 at 21:03

While booting, before login, press CTRL+ALT+F4. This opens a console and once you log in in the console, try the following commands:

sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
sudo dpkg --configure -a

Once the execution is complete, reboot your system.

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