I recently did a sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Reboot loaded a kubuntu splash screen, then loaded the unity desktop. I read you needed kdm to handle the log in screen, so I did sudo apt-get install kdm. Reboot took me to a kdm login, but I can't do anything with the computer. Alt+f2 doesn't work, can't open a terminal, all I can do is move my mouse around.

Tried booting in recovery mode and doing sudo dpkg-reconfigure light-dm, but it says read only file system.

Ubuntu 14.04. It'd be nice if kubuntu worked, but I'd be happy with getting unity back at this point. Can anyone help?



There's an icon on the login screen that, when clicked, should give you a number of options for your session. One of those should say kubuntu. I think it's probably just defaulting to the last session you opened.

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