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When I log in to my user account, or guest or any other, I get a black screen and I can see a cursor icon and move it.
But nothing else is on screen, can't run commands with ALT-F2, meta keys don't do anything it seems. I can switch to another console, but the graphical interface does not work.
Even if I create another user account or guest account, it's still the same.
I've installed gnome from terminal (with lightdm though) and it is the same.
What could be the problem here, how can I reset stuff?
I have tried installing gnome, switching to gdm etc.
I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed (about 10 days ago). Didn't do anything funky recently or install new software before the incident, it just got b0rked suddenly.
Update: When I startX from 'nother console, the log says that the stuff is initializing. The last thing done is I see:
Loading extension GLX (II) [KMS] Kernel modesetting enabled. The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports: > Warning: Type "ONE_LEVEL" has 1 levels, but <RALT> has 2 symbols > Ignoring extra symbols Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the X server