hummmm. on the login screen, does it say sumthing like "tty1" anywer...? if so try hitting:
Originally Posted by ssn116
ctrl alt f7
after u do the command:
see if that works.
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start
tht will reinstall and hopefully fix any dependencies issues that it has. past that, might need to backup and reinstall ubuntu. unless sum1 else comes along who knows more.. i'm still noobish myself
sudo apt-get --reinstall install gdm
after some research your emails should be in:
so hav a look ther.
(not sure how much command line u know )
then u could move em to a pen drive or external hd...