View Full Version : [ubuntu] Cannot change shell from gnome-wm without fail

November 10th, 2010, 08:10 PM
For record: I've upgraded since Breezy on this PC and even switched HD when I upgraded my desktop last year. I have 2 HD, one for / and the other for /home. This one even survived the Karmic upgrade. Using Nvidia drivers from ppa.

When I attempt to change shells [gnome-shell or unity] command line or Netbook edition for unity everything freezes and I get an unmovable mouse cursor with the desktop background or login backgound. I am forced to go to other tty prompt and kill off gdm or reboot to get it running again.

Any thoughts?

Thanks for your time.