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bmdam
June 25th, 2008, 06:06 PM
Hi,

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and have a question about installation. I've installed it on one of my hard-drives, but here's what I am confused on. It's stored on the same drive as Vista is, when I boot I select Ubuntu from the Windows Boot Manager. Whenever it boots I get a Dos-like screen, how do i get to the desktop? I'm very confused.

Thanks,
bmdam

mikjp
June 25th, 2008, 08:33 PM
startx should start the graphical desktop if it has been installed. If it does not help, maybe your videocard was not detected correctly. In that case, you should try:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xorg-xserver

See what happens, if there are error messages they might help us further.

Greetings,

mikko