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Kalonosaur
August 18th, 2009, 01:22 PM
With all my ignorance firmly in hand I went to system-admin-services and removed the tick from the graphical login manager box thinking that it might get rid of the login business, but instead i got a .prompt screen and a headache. I'm sure it's easy to reverse this but keep it simple please.

wojox
August 18th, 2009, 01:29 PM
Boot your live cd.
Open Places > Computer
Mount your partition on the left (double click)
Redo what you did.

Then when your done unmount.
reboot and open System > Admin > Login Window and set it to automatic login.

Kalonosaur
August 18th, 2009, 01:44 PM
Hi wojox, Following your instructions doesn't seam to give me access to the system tools, just the files.

mcduck
August 18th, 2009, 01:46 PM
Try logging in and then running "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start". That should start GDM, allowing oyu to log in to desktop and to change the settting back again.

philinux
August 18th, 2009, 01:57 PM
Try logging in and then running "sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start". That should start GDM, allowing oyu to log in to desktop and to change the settting back again.

+1. login at the command prompt.

Kalonosaur
August 18th, 2009, 01:59 PM
All sorted. Cheers.