[Wolves] Help - can't get into Ubuntu anymore

Zeth Green theology at gmail.com
Thu Feb 22 00:42:58 GMT 2007

I am not an ubuntu user, but assuming ubuntu have not broken Gnome too
badly, you could:

1. Go to the command line.
2. Kill X (including gdm) using the init script.
3. Start gnome the old fashioned way, on its own (i.e. without gdm)
4. Change the options back

Best Wishes,

On 22/02/07, Tim Childe <tim.childe.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK I know this is an 'idiot user screwed up his system' question, but that
> is what I've done.
> I was fiddling around with the options for the login screen bit, and I saw
> an option that I thought might give me a login screen a bit like XP - where
> my 6 year old could just click on his picture to login rather than having to
> type a username.
> Problem is, it didn't do that, and the system now asks me which (remote)
> host I want to login to.  Of course, there aren't any.  The only options I
> have are to re-search for a host [ still none ;-) ] or reboot.  I can get to
> command line and login, but I don't know where to go to put this right.
> I can also get to the disks and configuration files with Puppy Linux - but I
> still can't find one that looks like it might help.
> Sorry I can't be more specific, but it was a few days ago that i screwed it
> up, and can't remember exactly.
> What else ?   It's the latest version, Edgy Eft, which I had just installed
> (that's why I was messing with it !)
> Thanks for any help.
> Tim.C
> (Microsoft Trainer, but Linux beginner !)
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> Tim.C
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