[kwlug-disc] Running Ubuntu 1-4 in a VM on Windows
cdfrey at foursquare.net
Tue Jul 3 15:44:07 EDT 2012
On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 10:31:42AM -0400, Michael Savage wrote:
> I can login with my name and password and get $ prompt of Ubuntu, but I
> really would prefer to use the graphical environment to start.
> What is happening and how can it be corrected?
Some things to try:
- login and type: ps ax
Is there a desktop manager running? gdm3? Maybe post the output
to the list.
If it is running, try pressing Alt-F1 through F9 to try to find the
graphical login. Maybe it's running already and it's just not
- make sure you're running the expected version of ubuntu:
- make sure you're running the latest VMware... some of my google
searches imply this could be a factor
Other than that, I'm out of ideas.
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