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Okay, so I have just installed Ubuntu with the Ubuntu Windows Installer. The installation went fine. However now that I've rebooted my pc and I start Ubuntu, only a shell shows up. Something called "Busy box". No window manager is displayed. How do I fix this?

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Have you read this? ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1785947 –  Oliver G Jul 24 '12 at 13:36

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To start Gnome Display Manager (of course, with super user privileges):

/etc/init.d/gdm start

gdm can be replaced with kdm or xdm - it depends on your login manager.

You may also try to type in:

startx
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