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pja123
November 30th, 2008, 06:21 PM
hi all i have a elonex webbook when i try to boot up i get the ubuntu loading bar appear and then suddenly i get a black screen and cant make it to login,
plzz help

mapes12
November 30th, 2008, 07:39 PM
1. Can you get to a Terminal?

2. Which version of UBU are you running?

3. Did you do something to your system before the error occured e.g. install updates or any new software packages?

4. Have you got all your /home stuff backed up?

pja123
November 30th, 2008, 08:03 PM
1. Can you get to a Terminal?

2. Which version of UBU are you running?

3. Did you do something to your system before the error occured e.g. install updates or any new software packages?

4. Have you got all your /home stuff backed up?


hi its 8.04 version yes last time i used it i did update it.

ive put my pc monitor into it and that works fine im not right good with these things.
the screen works fine on the webbook when the ubuntu loading bar appears and then suddenly i get a black screen and cant make it to login

mapes12
November 30th, 2008, 08:12 PM
In Terminal try:


sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

pja123
November 30th, 2008, 08:30 PM
In Terminal try:


sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop



hi done that and it says:
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem