View Full Version : [SOLVED] Getting Strange Desktop on Startup

July 23rd, 2011, 10:12 AM
Hi, I just Installed Ubuntu from WUBI, and decided to run Update manager..
The Updates were installed and after that i installed some softwares including Ubuntu Tweak..

Now I cant get the basic Ubuntu desktop...
Also i cant get into the Terminal Window
No way to access any applications.

tried all the available options at the Grub menu, also at the login menu for the user, still get the same desktop.
Please Help...

This is the Image i get...


July 23rd, 2011, 10:19 AM
is that Natty ..........
besides try rebooting again in failsafeX mode and from there start the terminal
and try and undo the changes u made in ubuntu tweak

July 23rd, 2011, 10:26 AM
i am new to Ubuntu, please tell me what is Failsafe X mode...
How should i redo the changes if u know...

July 23rd, 2011, 04:15 PM
awrigh u can do this
reboot and when u get the boot options enter recovery mode in the recovery mode u'll get various options one of them will be the failsafeX mode, enter
u'll get the classic ubuntu look
after which u can open compiz manager goto preferences and change profile from default to unity
and reboot
does that help????
if not ther are other ways

July 23rd, 2011, 04:55 PM
oh found out, it can be reset using
"unity --reset" command

July 23rd, 2011, 06:57 PM
i thot ure terminal wasnt working ......anyway havefun