Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it shortly thereafter, and went back to using Chrome for a bit. The computer seized up at some point, and I had to reboot.
Once I'd rebooted, I found that whenever I enter my login password successfully now, I just flash quickly to a black screen, and go right back to the login prompt again... and again... and again. It won't load.
The message I saw for a split second each time was: "Starting VMware AMQP Service: failed", "saned disabled; edit /etc/default/saned", and "*restoring resolver state".
Please, if there's any other way to fix this than with a reinstall, then I will do it. My semesters notes and work and projects are all there, so I really need your help if you will. Thank you.