I have updated yesterday my Ubuntu 14.10 installation with apt-get dist-upgrade.

I was working all afternoon and after that I have rebooted computer. Once done it, lightdm doesn't starts (only gnome logo) and I can not view any of Ctrl + Shift + [1-6] terminals (cursor is blinking).

I have read a lot of posts with no success:

Here my logs. X11 not shows any error or problem, is loading all needed drivers without problem.

How can I raise the level of debug?


I can't add a solution (low reputation), then I post here how to fix:

1) In grub menu, go to Advanced options for Ubuntu and then to recovery mode on last kernel

2) Select root option

3) Mount filesystem as rw: mount -o remount,rw /dev/sdaX / when X is your root partition

4) Edit file /etc/default/grub with this line:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet init=/lib/systemd/systemd"

5) update grub with: update-grub2

6) reboot and enjoy :)

More info here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2226708

  • 14.10 is a development version of Ubuntu, and as such, is not supported here. Commented May 29, 2014 at 14:08


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