[kwlug-disc] Unity Issues.

Eric Gerlach eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Tue Apr 10 19:01:48 EDT 2012


I've had this type of issue before, and it was related to lxdm, exactly as
postulated. Can't recall exactly what I did though.

Sent from my mobile, please excuse the brevity.
On Apr 10, 2012 4:39 PM, "Rashkae" <rashkae at tigershaunt.com> wrote:

> On 04/10/2012 09:08 AM, Joe Wennechuk wrote:
>
>> I was having unity issues on a machine I'm working on. So I did an
>> upgrade that crashed half way through. I re-did the upgrade, and
>> reinstalled unity.. The machine now works, but X doesn't come up at bootup.
>> tty7 seems to hang right after pulseaudio starts. I have to log into tty1
>> and type startx then everything works right. I reinstalled x, but I can't
>> get it to start at boot...
>>
>>  Sorry I can't provide you with detailed guidance, but I wanted to derail
> the thread a bit into what I think will be a more helpful direction.
>
> If startx works, but the GUI doesn't start on boot, then the problem is
> not likely to be drivers, kernels, memory or any of those.  The problem is
> mostly likely going to be rooted with the display manager.  (GDM2 in
> previous versions of Ubuntu, I think LightDM now.)  Try
> removing/re-installig whichever of those your system is using. (or try
> installing/using a different one.)
>
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