will not boot after uninstalling cairo dock

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will not boot after uninstalling cairo dock

Postby afjml » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:08 pm

I have LMDE 64bit on my computer. It runs with multiple hard drives (LMDE being on one of 3). After installing LMDE 13, I finally got grub to recognize and sort out the HD's (win7 being on one...another just for storage). Anyway, I was messing around with using docks on the LMDE desktop and loaded Cairo Dock. After some use, I decided to remove the program and in the process the computer reverted to a black screen that prompts me for my username and password. Upon restart, I get grub but am led back to the black screen with username/password prompt. Question: How do I navigate my system back to the point of booting successfully from grub to LMDE? Thanks for any advice help ahead of time.
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Re: will not boot after uninstalling cairo dock

Postby cwsnyder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:49 am

First, login at the command line, then type lightdm. If that works report back and we will try to make it permanent.
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