I am on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, and the computer freezes after I enter in my login information.
I have looked thoroughly at the solutions presented on Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop but none of them work for me. I changed the ownership on
~/.ICEauthority and I don't have a
I am using gdm3, not lightdm. I switched to lightdm, but then uninstalled it.
Now I cannot install gdm.
Package 'gdm' has no installation candidate. What?! I've also tried
gdm3 which doesn't appear to exist either. Solution here How do I switch from LightDM to GDM? doesn't work
per Freeze after login Ubuntu 18.04 I tried
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa I get errors that this bionic Release
does not have a Release file.
as suggested on other pages, I've done
sudo ubuntu-drivers devices which outputs
vender: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
driver : rt18812au-dkms - distro free
the output of
apt-search gdm3 is that I have
gdm3/bionic-updates,bioinc-secuirty, now 3.28.3-0ubuntu18.04.4 amd64 [installed] GNOME Display Manager
sudo apt-get check shows no problems.
sudo lshw -C memory:
*- firmware description: BIOS vendor: LENOVO physical id: 0 version: 3JCN19WW date: 08/10/2016 size: 128 KiB capacity: 6016KiB capabilities: pci upgrade shadowing cdboot bootselect edd int13floppynec int13floppytoshiba int13floppy360 int13flopppy1200 int13floppy720 int13floppy2880 int9keyboard int10video acpi usb biosbootspecification uefi *-cache: 0 description: L1 cache physical id: 5 slot: L1 cache size: 128KiB capacity: 128KiB capabilities: synchronous internal write-back unified configuration: level=1 *-cache: 1 description: L2 cache physical id: 5 slot: L1 cache size: 512KiB capacity: 512KiB capabilities: synchronous internal write-back unified configuration: level=2 *-memory description: System Memory physical id: 24 slot: System board or motherboard size: 8GiB *-bank:0 description: SODIMM DDR4 Synchronous 2133 MHz (0.5ns) product: M471A5244BB0-CPB vendor: Samsung physical id: 0 serial: 00000000 slot: ChannelA-DIMMO size: 4GiB width: 64 bits clock: 2133MHz (0.5ns) *-bank:1 description: SODIMM DDR4 Synchronous 2133 MHz (0.5ns) product: M471A5143EB1-CRC vendor: Samsung physical id: 1 serial: 974F4E14 slot: ChannelB-DIMMO size: 4GiB width: 64 bits clock: 2133MHz (0.5ns) *-memory UNCLAIMED description: Memory controller product: Sunrise Point-LP PMC vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1f.2 bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.2 version: 21 width: 32 bits clock: 33MHz (30.3ns) capabilities: bus_master configuration: latency = 0 resources: memory:bi224000-bi227fff
total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 7.7G 355M 6.8G 106M 574M 7.0G Swap: 7.9G 0B 7.9G
now I'm totally stuck. How do I get my Ubuntu back?