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Nice white pointer on a black screen.

Postby mykec on Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:24 am

Just bothered to download and install Mint 14 KDE. All went well until I actually logged into my account. After submitting my username and password, I am taken to a black screen with a white pointer. No more, no less. CTRL-Alt-Backspace returns me to the login screen. Very nice.
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Re: Nice white pointer on a black screen.

Postby caf4926 on Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:02 am

You could try adding nomodeset to the boot argument
Once in to kde disable desktop effects and try booting normally

Or login at the prompt and try pressing
Alt +SHIFT+F12
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Re: Nice white pointer on a black screen.

Postby mykec on Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:29 am

Yeah, that worked! Thanks. I don't know why it's required yet but it did get me "in". I just finished burning a DVD w/ K3B and logged on here while that was happening to post this reply. Thanks!
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