I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and after disabling auto login the Ubuntu screen loads up and then its just a black screen. Can anybody help me.


Try to open a shell or terminal. Use this:

ctrl + alt + F1-F7

Log in and try to launch the GUI with this command:

sudo lightdm or sudo service lightdm restart

  • When I enter that it says "failed to load configuration from /etc/lightdm/lighdm.conf: key file contained line ****XX*XXX which is not a key-value pair, group or comment" any thoughts? I've tried both commands and it doesn't work. The second command after use says that there is no such file or directory – Cian lawler May 17 '15 at 19:28

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