View Full Version : [edubuntu] Novice User - Installing updates in 8.04 has caused problems

June 22nd, 2008, 01:11 PM
I am a novice user of linux and have edubuntu installed on a dual-boot system with Windows XP.

I upgraded to 8.04 in May and have been installing all the updates regularly. After the latest round of updates were installed, I noticed that the device manager was not coming up on the list of administrative programs, so I added that thru the "Add/Remove Applications" option.

I then discovered a Splashscreen/Startup screen editor which I downloaded and edited to get rid of older versions to shorten the list visible on startup. This was the start of my problems.

I am now unable to get-in to Edubuntu or to Windows, as the computer does not show me the usual screens and just shows a screen similar to a DOS prompt with the prompt bearing the legend (g)rub> .

Can somebody help me identify the problem and give me directions to restore the computer to a functional state (for me).

Thank you very much.

June 22nd, 2008, 03:31 PM
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