Hello,

I had some old Ubuntu version, so I decided to update to the latest 12.04.

I did update one version at the time using sudo apt-get-update.

Everything went well until I got to my final Update (12.04) coming

From 11.10.

On my desktop, I don’t have any menu bars, just a few icons.

The short-key commands don’t work.

I managed to create a launcher terminal, so I can check the missing files and update to whatever was missing.

Now my terminal launch is not working.

I want to uninstall 12.04 and install it again.

I have a Windows XP and I don’t have the cd for the Windows Recovery Console.

Please advice.

Thanks

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asked by mozart_azul
2 years 14 weeks ago



1 Answers

Answer

Sometimes there is broken packages and cause these kind of issues.

Why not you reboot the machine and in the grub menu choose the recovery option and you'll see a menu appear with recovery options. There you choose fix broken packages or something and then reboot. I think it should started working again.

If still an issue while in the login screen, choose a different window manager like ubuntu 2d or gnome if it's there and give it a try. Yours look more like an window manager issue to me. good luck.

Visitor's picture
answer by Visitor
2 years 14 weeks ago
  • I will try your suggestion over the weekend.
    Thanks for your input.

    - mozart_azul 2 years 14 weeks ago
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