I removed unity and installed cinnamon on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, everything was working fine. I recently removed LightDM in favour to the lock screen of cinnamon using this method How to uninstall lightdm? And now, it's stuck at loading screen (splash screen) showing Ubuntu logo and the animation so I can't access my desktop, terminal and text editor. PLEASE HELP! Thank you.

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    what happense when you run ctrl + alt + f1 ?
    – Maythux
    Jul 1, 2015 at 9:25

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1- Run ctrl + alt + f2
2- Login with root or an admin.
3- sudo apt-get install lightdm
4- sudo apt-get update
5- sudo service lightdm start
6- sudo reboot

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