530n, Ubuntu 8.04, recovery disk killed desktop
h.archeoflatulensis at verizon.net
Wed Mar 11 13:54:18 CDT 2009
Mario_Limonciello at dell.com wrote:
> Please try running the recovery disk without the network cable plugged
So rarely are complete solutions so simple. It took one third the time
(duh!) and reinstalled perfectly.
Many, many thanks. May you be Touched by His Noodly Appendage :-)
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> Subject: 530n, Ubuntu 8.04, recovery disk killed desktop
> Greetings, all -
> I have a Dell 530n with an ATI Radeon 2400 video card, and
> Ubuntu 8.04, factory installed. Originally.
> I then reverted with the recovery disk I burned when I got
> the machine.
> This re-install killed my desktop. The splash and login
> screen are normal, but instead of Gnome, I get a blank white
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