View Full Version : [ubuntu] Installed with Wubi. I'm at a command line type prompt at login. Help!

March 6th, 2009, 06:56 PM
I installed Ubuntu on a Dell Mini 12 using Wubi. All seems to be fine, except that I can't figure out how to log in.

When I restart the laptop, it gives me an option to choose windows XP or Ubuntu. Great! I choose Ubuntu and then watch the Ubuntu startup process, but it ends up presenting me with a black screen with some text instead of arriving at the Ubuntu GUI.

The prompt looks like this:


...except the tilde is placed higher - hopefully you know what I mean. There's a linking cursor. What am I supposed to be doing now to log in?

March 6th, 2009, 06:58 PM

March 6th, 2009, 07:01 PM
Some text flew by, and now I'm at another prompt which follows the statement "fatal server error. no screens found. giving up"


March 6th, 2009, 07:07 PM
go to the ubuntu Dell forum, its a video card issue.