No desktop after update to Mint 18.2

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No desktop after update to Mint 18.2

Post by 658Blue » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:23 pm

After recent update from Mint 18.1 to 18.2 using the update manager, I have no desktop after a reboot of the laptop. I get the mouse cursor, graphical login screen for Name and Password okay, I get the popup that I have connection to the internet, and then the screen stays black. Only the mouse cursor is present. The only other response is the shutdown-restart notification when I push the power button. Mate is the desktop.

The only way I can get messages from the boot process is to boot using the recovery option and log in as root in non-graphical mode.

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Re: No desktop after update to Mint 18.2

Post by leadwtZ » Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:18 pm

You better provide some information about your system otherwise anyone wishing to help is a bit lost I would suspect.


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inxi -Fxz
maybe a good start(?).
Celeron CPU G1610@2.60GHz x 2
GeForce 8400 GS/PCle/SSE2
Linux MInt 18.2 'Sonya' Mate 1.18
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