No boot after restart?

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No boot after restart?

Postby Wrinkliez on Mon Oct 27, 2008 10:09 am

I have been using Linux mint for a couple of days. Today I normally shut down the computer and took it with me to a cafe only to find that when I boot regularly, the screen goes blank. When I boot into safe mode, I can get to the log in screen and successfully log in, but the goofy part is that when I type my login info, I can't actually see the text! And when I get into the operating system, everything but the background image and the program boxes are invisible. I can't see any text, or any websites inside of firefox. It's certainly a unique problem :(

Have I broken X somehow? I had literally done nothing different in the time that I've restarted my computer! Any help guys? Thanks.
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Re: No boot after restart?

Postby rbanavara on Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:22 am

seems like that...!

you can try this:

take a backup of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf then execute the command mentioned in the commect part of xorg.conf to create a new file, then try with that.
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