i have ubuntu 10.4 on my intel dual core machine
when i installed ubuntu at the start it was going good but now whenever i boot my machine its starts in terminal mode only when i give exit commond in terminal the machine logs off. help me to resolve matter


Try this way and see how it will work

when system start box will open with five options that is
Ubuntu with Linux generic
Ubuntu with Linux generic(Recovery mode)
Memory test (memtest86+)
memory (memtest 86+, serial console 115200)
Microsoft windows xp professional (on/ext/sda1)

go to 2nd option (Ubuntu with Linux generic(Recovery mode) and press enter after entering a few seconds later it will ask to enter once again press enter now

after enter you will see Recovery menu box will open with six options

resume resume normal boot

clean Try to make free space

dpkg repair broken packages

failsafex Run infailsafe graphic mode

grub update grub boot

netroot loader drop to root shell prompt with networking

now go to 5th option(grub update grub boot) press enter and later go to 3rd option

now go to 4th option (failsafex Run infailsafe graphic mode ) press enter

now it will open your new ubuntu 10.10.After open your system you have right click on desktop

it will open one window in that goto change desktop back ground option

and now you have to go visual effects

Allu John Sudhakar
System/Network Administrator
UCE,OU Osmania University

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