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Mint 14 blinking cursor on boot

Postby kaliguy42 on Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:21 pm

I installed mint 14 final and when I boot up all i get is a black screen and blinking cursor.This is the same problem as when I installed the rc of Mint 14.
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Re: Mint 14 blinking cursor on boot

Postby keghn on Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:22 pm

Hello.

Hit the keys cntl+alt+f8
If that did not work
try starting your x server with this command:

sudo mdm

or:

sudo restart mdm


or:

sudo service mdm start

mdm work for me and I am using Mate, may be it will work with cinnoman.

"X server" is color graphics interface.
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Re: Mint 14 blinking cursor on boot

Postby kaliguy42 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:14 pm

Yea none of that works,I also had the same problem with the final mint 14 and the current ubuntu.I guess I'll wait for Mint 15. :lol:
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Re: Mint 14 blinking cursor on boot

Postby Midnighter on Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:04 am

Similar issue. Installed mInt 14, rebooted, updated, installed some apps, etc, booted back into windows to play a couple games, went to boot back into mint the next day, and all I get is the blinking cursor. Never had this prob before, and rather stumped. Already re-installed and did the same, only for the same thing to happen. My mint install is useless/inaccessible. Most displeased. Windows was meant to be my fallback, not my main OS, but this gives me little choice. :/
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Re: Mint 14 blinking cursor on boot

Postby kaliguy42 on Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:25 am

I installed Mint 14 mate 64 bit and now for some reason it works fine.Maybe they fixed the iso?
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