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    Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    I was using 12.04 LTS, Today I upgraded to 14.04 beta version. After the upgrade desktop does not load after entering username and password. Please help me...
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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    Hello and Welcome

    Try selecting the old kernel at boot . This won't solve the problem, but may allow you to try some things from the desktop if the old kernel loads. Post any messages if any you have seen as well.
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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    Quote Originally Posted by Manoj_Kumar_Sakarw View Post
    I was using 12.04 LTS, Today I upgraded to 14.04 beta version. After the upgrade desktop does not load after entering username and password. Please help me...
    Is it hanging at the login screen after you type and enter the password?
    Like you type the password and then it leaves you a blank password field, but nothing else happens.

    Or does the screen just go black.

    If it's the former, then perhaps it's the issue of the package ubuntu-session not getting installed correctly.
    Older versions of Ubuntu had unity's session in the package gnome-session.
    But for 14.04, they made a new one called ubuntu-session.
    You might try this
    press ctrl+alt+F1(or F2-F6)
    enter your name and password.
    Then try installing the ubuntu-session package
    Code:
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-session
    then
    Code:
    sudo restart lightdm
    if it doesn't load, maybe a full reboot and see...
    It's all guess work though.

    If though it's the latter, and the screen is just blank then we'll have to get into some deeper stuff, maybe.
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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    This is what I see after login

    IMG_20140417_115726.jpg

    I can see two kernel versions on boot screen and selected the older one to boot with but that did not work.

    After that I tried
    Code:
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-session
    Code:
    sudo restart lightdm
    Above commands also could not solve the issue.

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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    It seems you're hanging at the login screen, like it's trying to load the desktop.
    Perhaps a reinstall of the desktop might help
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
    or
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity
    I also think it might be a compiz issue, maybe.
    Or something is preventing compiz from loading.
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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    I tried both the commands but its the same story.
    Should I wait for the Final Ubuntu 14.04 release?

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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    The way that it's hanging for you, to me, seems like compiz isn't loading correctly.
    Maybe a reset is in order.
    Look over this
    http://www.webupd8.org/2012/10/how-t...in-ubuntu.html

    See if that helps.
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    Re: Desktop does not load after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 beta

    I have the same problem.
    After upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 desktop did not load but it loaded using the old kernel. I formatted my hard drive and reinstalled ubuntu but the desktop still does not load.

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