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    [SOLVED] Re: GDM not starting after update

    I've solved the issue, though the solution is more of a work-around than a proper solution.

    I've added the following line to /etc/rc.local

    gdm start

    I'm still not sure why there is no call...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GDM not starting after update

    Unfortunately, the solution suggested by 316479 still doesn't appear to have fixed the issue...

    I switched to gdm after an issue with lightdm. Now, if I try starting with lightdm (via "sudo...
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    [SOLVED] Re: GDM not starting after update

    I'm running 12.04 currently (probably should have mentioned that). I haven't logged into these forums for ages, so that's why it's still showing my old distrobution. If it helps, the following...
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    [SOLVED] GDM not starting after update

    Hi,

    Following the update to GDM today, the display manager is not launching automatically when I start my computer. Instead, I am thrown into a text shell. I am able to then start GDM by typing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disabling kernal boot splash (12.04)

    After a bit of digging, I've found that uncommenting
    GRUB_TERMINAL = "console" in the grub configuration file does seem to remove the splash instantly after leaving the boot menu.
    But it also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disabling kernal boot splash (12.04)

    Yes, I have run update-grub, which successfully removes the usual loading process (where it displays the dots changing from purple to white) and replaces it with part of the verbose loading.
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Disabling kernal boot splash (12.04)

    Hi,
    I have previously managed to remove the bulk of the Ubuntu 12.04 boot splash screen (by removing the "quiet splash" line in the grub configuration file), but the purple splash screen still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LAMP server and Im new!

    No problem, though if you have a problem in the future and you still don't know a lot about Ubuntu, you might like to try the "Absolute Beginner Talk" forum ;)
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    [ubuntu] Re: LAMP server and Im new!

    You can do one of two things:
    1) Change the permissions of the /var/www directory (by typing
    sudo chmod a+w /var/www into the terminal)

    2) Point the server to a different directory. This you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LAMP server and Im new!

    By default, only the root user has write access to /var/www.
    Is it possible to point lamp to read from a different directory? Much easier if you have it reading from a subfolder in your home...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: screen resulution will not go above 800x600 anymore

    Yeh. I have been actually trying to get an agp graphics card to replace it, because of all the trouble it has given me. But the only one i've found doesn't actually work so I'm sorta stuck with it....
  12. [ubuntu] Re: screen resulution will not go above 800x600 anymore

    I have just noticed that some interfaces will not display fully in 800x600. Is there at least some way to get a virtual screen resolution (or possibly just a way to re-size the window so that I can...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: changing grub timeout using live cd (or otherwhise)

    Thanks :D

    editing the grub.cfg time-out has allowed me to successfully boot in Ubuntu again.

    I think I will stick with the 10 second time-out. however, I know I will need to edit the...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: changing grub timeout using live cd (or otherwhise)

    using the usual method of mounting all my file systems under /mnt/root (/boot to /mnt/root/boot) and then running chroot /mnt/root would not let me run update-grub. the error message:...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: changing grub timeout using live cd (or otherwhise)

    I guess I will need to go about mounting the file systems with the live CD. Where should I mount What?(note that I have a separate boot and home partion)
  16. [SOLVED] changing grub timeout using live cd (or otherwhise)

    hi

    I have accidentally changed the grub timeout to 0 seconds. My default boot is also set to windows xp so there is currently no possible way to boot into ubuntu. Could someone please tell me how...
  17. [ubuntu] screen resulution will not go above 800x600 anymore

    I have copied this thread from the desctop environment forum as it has not received any responses there. I hope I can get more luck here in the general forum.

    After the latest kernel update...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 10.04 will no longer start with 1024x768 resolution

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  20. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 10.04 will no longer start with 1024x768 resolution

    using a thread I found a while back when I had this problem, but not permanently I have entered certain commands into the terminal to get the following output:

    sundays211@linux-desktop:~$ xrandr...
  21. [ubuntu] ubuntu 10.04 will no longer start with 1024x768 resolution

    after the latest kernel update (2.6.32-26), my computer will no longer start up with a screen resolution higher than 800x600. Before this update, my computer would sometimes startup with this...
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    Re: How To: Disk Full? - Check Your Trash

    thanks
    SHIFT-DEL permanently removes the files. and now that I think about it, all those files appear to be from my "data" drive, which is not permanently mounted.
    anyways, your guide was a lot of...
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    Re: How To: Disk Full? - Check Your Trash

    for some reason every time I try to delete the files in /home/.trash-0 as root they just re-appear when using the file manager. by using the terminal it works fine, but not using the GUI. also, why...
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    [SOLVED] Re: /home partion has 20gb shortfall

    looking at the file about my trash, it seems as though all the files I thought I removed completely (even by emptying my trash) a long time ago are still here. the issue now is that every time I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: /home partion has 20gb shortfall

    output of "df -h":


    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sdb1 12G 4.1G 7.1G 37% /
    none 735M 376K 734M 1% /dev
    none ...
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