I recently ran into an issue with my login screen switching to a default hi-contrast window management schema in Ubuntu, as opposed to the default dark colors. The problem (and a working, but not-as-...
I am trying to login to my Ubuntu desktop after updating a bunch of packages and rebooting. I know I am authenticating successfully but what seems to happen is that after I enter my username and ...
I would like to start another x session but I can't do it anymore, since I installed the Proprietary ATI Drivers. Apparently it seems to be were the problem is coming from. Does anyone know how I can ...
I'm on Karmic. I had no keyboard, so I enabled autologin and some other stuff over ssh to get x2x going. Now I can't find what I did. I'm trying to just start X and XBMC now. I don't need gnome. I ...
I want to set up a Linux machine such that when a particular user, named student, logs out, their /home directory is wiped clean and reset. Basically I want to perform these actions when the user ...
I want to configure my Ubuntu installation to boot into a command-line prompt instead of the Gnome Desktop Environment. I ran the below command to effect this: sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove It ...
I have a Ubuntu (Hardy Heron) sever that currenlty boots up and runs gnome. I would like to make it so that when it boots it only goes into text-mode (e.g. the x server never starts) I tried: sudo ...