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Old 02-12-2013, 11:03 PM   #11
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press ctrl+alt+f1 and enter the gui and type startx

seems like a graphics driver problem, try updating.
Where would I find newer graphics drivers? And I was also thinking it could be hardware but I thought thered be more of an issue if it was hardware.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:10 PM   #12
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After startx it loads like a desktop but it simply stays at that screen.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:21 PM   #13
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press crtl shift esc keys together

if task manager pops up, go to file, run and type in to the box "explorer.exe"
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:36 PM   #14
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Ctrl shift esc did not do anything=/ I tried updating with sudo apt-get upgrade. Still the same screen
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:24 PM   #15
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wait are you using windows or linux?
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:27 PM   #16
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Ubuntu desktop right now.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:34 PM   #17
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Oh i'm no good on Linux, i thought it was Windows. Leave it to the Linux gurus on CF.

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Sudo start lightdm did the trick!
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:49 PM   #19
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is sudo a CLI command to go into superuser status?
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:59 PM   #20
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Not a hundred percent sure. Found it through like 2 hours of google.
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