ahh, stuck in console mode

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VgForce
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ahh, stuck in console mode

Postby VgForce » Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:57 pm

Hello, I reallly in need to help. I was installing some theme. Restart the computer, now I can only boot into text mode. How do I get back the login screen and graphic??
the theme i install was :
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/ ... ent=134123

please please somebody help, I got a final to study for and all my files are on the laptop

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Re: ahh, stuck in console mode

Postby Edgpaez » Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:24 am

I installed that theme recently and it didn't break anything in the process.
Try loging in and starting X in the terminal:

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$ startx

Still, you can try removing the package:

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sudo apt-get remove orta theme &&  apt-get autoremove


Also you can try removing the ppa and updating:

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sudo ppa-purge ppa:nikount/orta-desktop &&  apt-get update


Nevertheless I don't think the problem is in Orta theme nor the PPA

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Re: ahh, stuck in console mode

Postby VgForce » Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:26 am

yay found solution:

i did cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup /etc/X11/xorg.conf

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Re: ahh, stuck in console mode

Postby VgForce » Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:28 am

thanks for your help. much appreciated. :D

now i can keep my sexy theme XD

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Re: ahh, stuck in console mode

Postby tdockery97 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 4:59 am

Glad to hear you solved it. You might want to edit your post and add (SOLVED) to the subject line. :D
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