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  1. #11
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    Re: Ubuntu won't log me in

    that command gives me a long list of responses but the problem is i dont know how to scroll up so i can copy it down lol. its gonna take me a long time to copy down the whole thing. oh and i misspoke when i said that /etc/ was not a command, it actually said command not found so i assume i just dont have that package installed or something.

  2. #12
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    Re: Ubuntu won't log me in

    You can make the output into a text file:
    Code:
    ls -l /etc/init.d/ > init.d.txt
    And then send that file (init.d.txt) to a different computer.

    In any case, "command not found" is definitely different. What does the following command say?:
    Code:
    apt-cache policy gdm
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  3. #13
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    Re: Ubuntu won't log me in

    no idea how to send it to another computer.

    but heres the output of that other command:

    gdm:
    Installed: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1.1
    Candidate: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1.1
    Version Table
    ***2.20.7-0ubuntu1.1 0
    500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-update/main Packages
    100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
    2.20.5-0ubuntu3 0
    500 http:archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages

  4. #14
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    Re: Ubuntu won't log me in

    i somehow managed to log in as root and everything works fine. im gonna check if my regular account works after i finish getting my files to another computer. i read on a lot of threads like this that the solution is never clear, but im not quite sure why what i did worked. i logged in as root in terminal and typed "startx" and the thing booted. weird.

  5. #15
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    Re: Ubuntu won't log me in

    update: i tried logging in as a regular user, no luck. im beginning to think that it has something to do with the fact that i recently installed compiz, as other people with problems similar to mine did as well.

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